[erlang-questions] Is there a way to serialise a running process & resume it later (i.e. continuations)

Kunthar <>
Thu Feb 26 23:35:40 CET 2009


I didnt look closer but Nitrogen[1] has continuations thingy.

[1]http://nitrogenproject.com/

\|/ Kunth


On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 12:07 AM, Mathias Picker <> wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, den 26.02.2009, 20:41 +0100 schrieb Robert Virding:
>> 2009/2/26 Mathias Picker <>
>>         I've worked with seaside and really love this way of writing
>>         web apps.
>>         Sadly, you need continuations, a way to store a running
>>         process and
>>         continue it afterwards.
>>
>> Sorry, I don't understand why you want to store a running process. Why
>> not just leave the process and use it when needed?
>>
>> Robert
>
> To support e.g. the back-button behaviour in browsers elegantly. See the
> diverse seaside docs for an example how such a web framework can be
> used, and for a good explanation of why and what read "Inverting back
> the inversion of control or, continuations versus page-centric
> programming (2001)"
> http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summary?doi=10.1.1.29.3112
>
>
> Mathias
>
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