If you want to use functional programming to create web applications,
there are a lot of more modern and update-to-date solutions that
supports AJAX etc.....
For F#, you can either use
ASP,NET MVC, see http://cs.hubfs.net/blogs/tomasp/archive/2010/05/09/14050.aspx
or WebSharper http://www.websharper.com/
For Scala, you can use LIFT, http://liftweb.net/
Does anyone know the status of the SMLServer project? The website athttp://www.smlserver.org/appears to be unavailable currently.
I just emailed the owner of the domain name who still lists SMLserver on
his website, so maybe he can provide some info.