Stream: wg-ffi-unwind

Topic: Input from other language designers & communities


Kyle Strand (Nov 10 2019 at 23:23, on Zulip):

I think it may be valuable to have a better understanding of how cross-language unwinding is understood by other language communities and how the designers of those languages expect it to work. This would help us see perspectives on the issue we might otherwise miss and could even have the more concrete benefit of informing design design decisions that would facilitate interop not just with C but with more modern systems languages.

I've actually already had a few discussions along these lines, but more outreach might be good.

Conversations I've started already, organized by language:

Some other languages that might provide good perspectives, and why they would be interesting to us specifically:

nikomatsakis (Nov 11 2019 at 21:04, on Zulip):

Seems useful and relevant to survey what other languages do, agreed

Last update: Dec 12 2019 at 00:50UTC