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Re: A Challenge Problem for Promise Designers

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2013 11:07:11 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDn0ONZ8ZfvzdkW+Cpu+9aQ79tSPqpyWjq1rCv3VXEuiw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Miller <erights@gmail.com>
Cc: "Mark S. Miller" <erights@google.com>, David Sheets <kosmo.zb@gmail.com>, Ron Buckton <rbuckton@chronicles.org>, David Bruant <bruant.d@gmail.com>, es-discuss <es-discuss@mozilla.org>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>, Dean Tribble <tribble@e-dean.com>
On Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 10:20 AM, Mark Miller <erights@gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry, I've been writing code with E style promises for, jeez, over 20 years
> now. (I suddenly feel very old :( .) I don't remember ever experiencing the
> failure you're talking about. Can you give a concrete example?

E-style promises aren't monadic, so you'd never have the chance to use
them with generic monadic libraries.  ^_^

~TJ
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