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Re: DOM: Futures

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2013 08:28:50 +0000
Message-ID: <CADnb78h9mRKj9uLyRH2RFWB19N-a0Cwvv_+yVDn5yaMOgvhfVA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Cc: www-dom@w3.org
On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 7:08 PM, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:
> What's the purpose of this?  We already have DOM Events for "a convenient
> way to get access to the result of an operation".  I'm confused at this
> suddenly appearing in the spec with, as far as I've seen, no discussion at
> all on the www-dom, webapps or whatwg lists.

Events fall short on many things futures are great at. I recommend
reading some of the background material and discussion I pointed to.
It's been mentioned several times on the lists you mention and was
proposed on public-script-coord.


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