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Re: The Web, Continuations, and All That

From: Ian Price
Subject: Re: The Web, Continuations, and All That
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 10:32:18 +0000
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Antono Vasiljev <address@hidden> writes:

>> It would be if someone(nudge nudge) were to take the effort to make one
>> of these experiments practical, since a guile web framework seems to be
>> a common request.
> While i like the idea i should note that it does not scale. What if you
> have 5 application servers (guile (import (web server)) running behind
> reverse proxy. User may never fire needed continuation. Overall scaling
> strategy for web is "avoid per node state" (see read-only filesystems on
> Heroku).

Well, no-one suggested that the current approach is practical. It isn't.

Ian Price

"Programming is like pinball. The reward for doing it well is
the opportunity to do it again" - from "The Wizardy Compiled"

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