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From Christopher Oliver <res1c...@verizon.net>
Subject Re: [FLOW] Thank you...
Date Sat, 15 Feb 2003 06:36:11 GMT
Jason Foster was the person who originally connected Rhino with Cocoon 
flow layer:
 http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=xml-cocoon-dev&m=101529789021554&w=2

Without him, Ovidiu and I would have never met. Thanks Jason.

Regards,

Chris

Ovidiu Predescu wrote:

>
> The original idea of using continuations was told to me by a friend of 
> mine, Florin Mihaila, who read about it in a paper by Christian 
> Queinnec (http://youpou.lip6.fr/queinnec/WWW/Queinnec.html).
>
> Christopher Oliver was very instrumental in implementing continuations 
> in Rhino. Without his excellent work, patience and attention to 
> detail, the flow would most likely be written in pure Scheme, e.g. 
> nobody would have used it :() Few can understand the importance of the 
> changes he has done in Rhino and their impact on the current design of 
> the Cocoon control flow engine. Many thanks, Chris!
>
> Many other people contributed to the flow engine that we have now. 
> Michael Melhem contributed an excellent patch to expire old 
> continuations. Christian Haul added support for actions in the flow. 
> Marcus Crafter, Michael and Reinhard Pötz were very early adopters of 
> the idea and contributed with lots of ideas and bug fixes. Stefano and 
> other developers provided a lot of moral support during the days of 
> this project. Incredibly, it started so long ago, in December 2001!
>



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