[racket] Server side continuations

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Fri Jun 10 21:08:50 EDT 2011

On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 8:59 PM, Shriram Krishnamurthi <sk at cs.brown.edu> wrote:
> I wonder if he's read the structure of JavaScript programs, which --
> because of the cooperative multi-tasking structure of JavaScript --
> have to return control to the event loop (ie, "terminate") whenever
> they make an Ajax request, leaving *another procedure* to pick up the
> response if and when it arrives.  What a nifty pattern -- I really
> wish it had a name!  Oh wait, I guess these days it's called "Ajax" --
> which makes it all good.

These days it's called "I need TaskJS, stat!".
sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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