[plt-scheme] PLT Web-Server

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Sep 27 13:18:46 EDT 2006

On 9/27/06, Christophe Poucet <christophe.poucet at gmail.com> wrote:
> Basically, it seems that it places the continuation-specific data not at the
> end of the URL but in the beginning.  This can be quite confusing, because
> if you change the URL a bit (which is usually done by just modifyng the
> tail) you'll still be referring ot the prior continuation.
> Here is an example:
> http://localhost:8080/servlets;1*2*14325287/examples/compound/add.ss
> Would this not be easier if it were:
> http://localhost:8080/servlets/examples/compound/add.ss;1*2*14325287
> I think that would make it much more intuitive, not sure what the reasons
> are that it is put right after 'servlets' instead of the entire url?  Is
> this because the entire servlets directory is treated as one big app?

What Shriram says is true. There is no deeper reason than that. I am
currently sketching a way of allowing the servlets to specify one of a
few standard policies. So, watch the docs in the future.


Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.brown.edu>

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