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9.4.4 Continuation-Passing Style

Continuation-passing style (CPS) is Guile’s principal intermediate language, bridging the gap between languages for people and languages for machines. CPS gives a name to every part of a program: every control point, and every intermediate value. This makes it an excellent medium for reasoning about programs, which is the principal job of a compiler.