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From "Reinhard Poetz" <reinh...@apache.org>
Subject RE: Thoughts on Woody ...
Date Wed, 22 Oct 2003 10:29:01 GMT

From: Torsten Curdt 

> >>>>hm... why is backtracking needed? or what do you mean by it?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>Well, "backtracking" means "go back to a previous state and restart
> >>>from
> >>>there". And this is what continuations allow easily.
> >>
> >>But when I use "go back" in a wizard I don't want to loose
> >>the entries 
> >>already done in the second page. So simply calling the other 
> >>continuation is 
> >>not good in my opinion.
> > 
> > 
> > If you jump back you don't lose data with flowscript 
> because the only 
> > one stack is saved and not the stacks which belong to a certain 
> > continuation.
> 
> Well, true - but if you change some values woody knows only 
> after a *POST* about it! so having a link to the previous continuation
> *does* loose data. You need to do a post and populate to save 
> the values.
> 
> That's the problem

Yep I see.
I've already thought a lot about this but haven't been able to find a
solution that works in the continuations world.

Reinhard 


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