[Bug 26517] Methods that return promises are unable to throw exceptions


--- Comment #24 from Mark S. Miller <erights@gmail.com> ---
(In reply to Jonas Sicking from comment #22)
> I don't know of any APIs which have synchronous side-effects and which also
> return a promise. So you can't rely on anything having successfully happened
> on the line after the .foo() call anyway.

Just to clarify, I think that should be rephrased as "observably synchronous
side effects". For example, the enqueue and dequeue methods of
http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=strawman:concurrency#infinite_queue have
sync side effects, but not observably so.

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Received on Tuesday, 7 October 2014 17:50:08 UTC