More flexibility in the ECMAScript part? (was: Re: Futures

Anne van Kesteren annevk at
Thu Apr 18 00:40:24 PDT 2013

On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 4:07 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at> wrote:
> Note that Futures are entirely expressible in today's JS semantics.
> (Not to say that it shouldn't be reviewed by the language gurus here,
> just saying.)

JavaScript does not have an event loop (as I mentioned elsewhere) so
that is not true. HTML defines the event loop model and processing
model for any asynchronous JavaScript execution. Lifting that up to
JavaScript seems difficult.


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