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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: [FLOW] Thank you...
Date Fri, 31 Jan 2003 10:22:00 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> Pier Fumagalli wrote:
>> Whoever invented the flow, whoever implemented it here, and had 
>> anything to
>> do with it and brought it to Cocoon is a FUCKING GENIOUS.
>> I shall erect an altar in my fireplace and burn incense to his holiness
>> every single day, preaching for my soul, to be, at one day, of comparable
>> intelligence with his...
>>     Pier
>> PS Can you tell that I started using it? And that it did beat the crap 
>> out
>> of me? Now I won't be able to design any web application without it! And
>> that's the _beautiful_ part of it! :-)
> AFAIK Saint Ovidiu Predescu :-D
> He had started it in a strange freaky language with continuations....
> We didn't understand what he was doing, but he seemed so passionate 
> about it that we could not get together the courage to stop him. 

No way, I do remember having to keep pushing people aside to give Ovidiu 
room to breath when people were freaking out of Scheme's parenthesis and 
I was probably only one of the two who got the concept and believed in it.

> Then 
> somehow he finally understood that Javascript could be the key to 
> opening the vault of knowledge to mortals, and finally we understood!

He understood because I told him explicitly that scheme would never be 
used no matter how great the concept was.

then he found rhyno+continuations and the rest is history.

> Great respect for brother Ovidiu :-)

And brother Christopher who added continuations to Rhyno.

Kudos to both of you!

Stefano Mazzocchi                               <>

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