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Re: Future cancellation

From: Kevin Smith <zenparsing@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2013 15:23:42 -0400
Message-ID: <CA+mDt2ydUuBEeWPuNDCjnuZZY5zj2j0Th2XV_TKhWg57W2_53Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com>
Cc: Lucas Smith <lsmith@lucassmith.name>, es-discuss <es-discuss@mozilla.org>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 10:26 AM, Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com> wrote:

> Lucas Smith wrote:
>
>> IMO, cancelation is not appropriate for promises/futures. (sticking with
>> the name "promises", sorry for the distraction).
>>
>
> Agreed.
>
>
Agree as well.   More conceptually, we must not conflate *operations* with
*results*.  "Cancel" is an action that applies to operations, not results.

{ Kevin }
Received on Tuesday, 30 April 2013 19:24:08 UTC

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