[plt-scheme] web-server and templates

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sun Aug 15 23:13:41 EDT 2004

On Aug 15, 2004, at 8:32 PM, Jordan Johnson wrote:

>  For list-related administrative tasks:
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> On Sunday, August 15, 2004, at 10:12  AM, Mike Burns wrote:
>> Using send/suspend/callback, this problem can be entirely avoided. 
>> Here's an
>> example that might help...
> Ohhhhhh.  Yes, I was missing that you're building a full table of 
> callback procedures and passing the arguments in the setup, rather 
> than passing the arguments along with the query.
> Funny, I'd considered doing that (albeit without the same neat 
> interface), but was rather put off at the time by the thought of 
> saving an extra 30-odd closures that duplicate data I've already got 
> elsewhere.  Perhaps it's not such a big deal, but still, instinctively 
> I'm inclined to think it's kind of wasteful...this is the sort of 
> thing I might check out and quantify to inform my work, though.

Where's the expense? Building some closures? A closure is one 
instruction: allocate a structure or object -- Matthias

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