[plt-scheme] Reexpansion of modules

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Mon Aug 21 16:13:32 EDT 2006

> If you're looking for excuses to improve this: in our
> current page we had a web page with ~500 links, each link
> using a continuation.  It was slow.  We redesigned the page
> to have fewer links.  It got faster.

This is a real problem w/ the continuations-for-the-Web story.  The
most natural thing in the world is to scatter a fresh continuation for
each link (using SEND/SUSPEND/DISPATCH).  Then performance dies a
horrible death.

Of course, it may be that Scheme has nothing to contribute to writing
Web applications, as Brandon Van Every claims -- maybe he knew this
all along. <-;


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