In the class version of this component, we had a method called
safeSetState which would check whether the component was still mounted before trying to call
setState. This is because our graphql client library is unable to cancel in-flight requests. Let's make that same kind of thing work by tracking the mounted state of our component using the
What is the difference of storing the old value using useRef instead of using a useState?
When you call the state updater from
useState, you force a re-render. When the value of a ref is updated, no re-render happens. Use the hooks accordingly.
Okay, thanks Kent