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Re: [whatwg] Proposal: createImageBitmap should return a "Promise" instead of using a callback

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2013 16:26:18 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDtbg0dU0ACtGrwc-7tLPmMjUAxye+NOqKNDNdHEB=-Tg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rick Waldron <waldron.rick@gmail.com>
Cc: Justin Novosad <junov@google.com>, WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 3:32 PM, Rick Waldron <waldron.rick@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 1:23 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> There's really no consistency here anyway, and the
>> "Interface.create()" idiom is pretty easy and nice.
>>
>> I wonder - perhaps we can call the function "new"?  Dunno which name is
>> better.
>
> Can I ask that you steer clear of that? There has been discussion of
> possibly providing static .new() on built-ins that produce instances without
> new operator. I dont know where that stands, but of course it wouldn't be
> revisited until ES7. It would be nice if that wasn't DOA due to
> web-breakage.

I suspect it was those half-remembered discussions that tickled my
brain and caused me to suggest it.  No problem avoiding it - we can
just use .create().

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 20 June 2013 23:27:03 UTC

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