A Challenge Problem for Promise Designers

David Bruant bruant.d at gmail.com
Fri Apr 26 12:33:13 PDT 2013


Le 26/04/2013 20:36, Rick Waldron a écrit :
> The libraries discussed in this and similar threads have the benefit 
> of very limited adoption, where breaking changes incur minimal costs. 
> jQuery doesn't have that luxury ;) [0] and therefore won't break 
> backward compatibility. I can assure you that we won't press for 
> adoption of our implementation as a standard—despite its more than 
> adequate qualification as a de facto standard[1] (like it or not).
Which naturally leads to the question: why should platform promises be 
compatible with Promise/A+ and not jQuery "promises"? Because more 
libraries use Promise/A+? what about market share?

David


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