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From Christopher Oliver <>
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:

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



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 (
> 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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