<br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 4/30/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Matthias Felleisen</b> <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
<br><br>As far as we are concerned, the exploration of continuation in the<br>context of interactive web programming was our primary motivation to<br>do research in this area.<br><br>We have done other things for the web server, but I wouldn't consider
<br>them 'research.'<br><br>CPS and ANF are general topics, only coincidentally related to the<br>web server.</blockquote><div><br>I see - if continuation is *the* way - then perhaps "serializable" continuation (so another web server instance anywhere on the network can load it "cheaply" and resume computation) would be the path toward scalability ;)
<br></div><br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">><br>> (just my 2 cents) From a practitioner perspective, AJAX does<br>> provide some simplifications in web development, but also
<br>> complicates the structure of the code especially in situations<br>> where one needs to handle both ajax and non-ajax capable browsers<br>> (while few desktop client suffer from this issue today - more<br>> mobile clients are on the rise). Code duplication is huge in such
<br>> cases and I am still searching for a good abstraction... ;)<br>><br><br>Good topics for research. Keep pushing -- Matthias<br></blockquote></div><br><br>I certainly will - these problems are dear to my heart too.
<br><br>Thanks Matthias,<br><br>yinso <br><br clear="all"><br>-- <br><a href="http://www.yinsochen.com">http://www.yinsochen.com</a><br>...continuous learning...