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Re: Futures

From: Kevin Smith <zenparsing@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2013 08:26:18 -0400
Message-ID: <CA+mDt2w8VGh0ZTYXidQ=NExzMU43naAEXJq0xXVXqDsGidZATA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com>, "Mark S. Miller" <erights@google.com>, Douglas Crockford <douglas@crockford.com>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>, Norbert Lindenberg <w3@norbertlindenberg.com>, Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>, es-discuss <es-discuss@mozilla.org>
> Thenable futures are uglier than branded futures, but also the only
> way to remain compatible with the various libraries that are out there
> today, which is something many people value.
What about using a symbol for the `then` protocol?  Libraries can be
upgraded to use the symbol as an alias for `then`.  It set up a dependency
on ES6, of course...

{ Kevin }
Received on Monday, 22 April 2013 12:26:49 UTC

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