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Re: Deprecating Future's .then()

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2013 15:31:39 +0100
Message-ID: <CADnb78gA53mrYB4x9PMUuDQ6kG0=TdOym83WLa-2CYWOg8yq3A@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Mark S. Miller" <erights@google.com>
Cc: Domenic Denicola <domenic@domenicdenicola.com>, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt <samth@ccs.neu.edu>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Sean Hogan <shogun70@westnet.com.au>, "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>, Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>, es-discuss <es-discuss@mozilla.org>
On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 3:17 PM, Mark S. Miller <erights@google.com> wrote:
> We are arguing about enough other issues that -- since this seems to be
> controversial as well -- to avoid an avoidable argument, I will include all
> three lists as you do here. However, for the record, I think this is silly.
> There's nothing about this issue that is browser specific. The fact that it
> is currently "implemented above the language-level", meaning I assume the
> language implementation, is irrelevant. Many linguistic abstractions are
> implemented first as libraries. This is a victory when it happens, as it
> means the underlying abstraction mechanisms were sufficient. Over time, some
> elements of some of these libraries become blessed as part of the language.
> This is as it should be.
>
> What about any of this is specific to the browser is beyond me.

The reason the way it's implement is relevant is because it involves a
different set of people, who are not all subscribed to es-discuss, yet
are affected by the outcome of this discussion.

On top of that, the specification they're implementing is primarily
discussed on @w3.org lists. And I'd like to update that specification
as soon as possible with this newer design (and names) as it seems to
have broader consensus than the current one.


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