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

Hynek Vychodil <>
Fri Feb 27 09:27:45 CET 2009


On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 2:02 AM, Raoul Duke <> wrote:

> > Now yariv did use a form hack, but so does seaside from memory so it can
> > do the increment counters demo correctly, ie multiple counter in the
> > same page added as modules. The trouble is Yariv was doing a quick hack
> > do demo what was possible with his framework (erlyweb).
>
> <iiuc>
> web continuations are stored server-side vs. a form hack with a hidden
> field most likely does not incur anything stored server-side.
>
> continuations let you come back later even though the client browser
> has forgotten everything, because the continuation is in the server.
> of course then you need some gcing of old continuations. (it is all
> pretty much diametrically opposite to the REST approach to things.)
> </iiuc>
>

+1

>
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