I believe this has been brought up a few times before and people came
up with different hacky solutions.
Now as Rails 3 is touted as modular/decoupled etc. is there a clean
to initiate request (and get response) while serving another request?
What are potential pitfalls of doing so?
Use cases include making Server Side Includes work with just Rails
application (i.e. without third-party like Varnish) which in turn can
be used to implement complex caching schemes, sort of a
"components" system, or just to delegate work to another controller
(sounds like something that should be done with routing but
I thinks there are edge cases when you don't want to get redirection