Where'd Promise#done go?

Tom Van Cutsem tomvc.be at gmail.com
Thu Jun 20 10:46:24 PDT 2013


Sorry for the noise. I didn't see Mark's reply while offline.

2013/6/20 Tom Van Cutsem <tomvc.be at gmail.com>

> 2013/6/20 David Bruant <bruant.d at gmail.com>
>
>>  I wasn't there when that started, but it feels like "then" organically
>> grew out of the experience of using promises a lot which naturally leads to
>> promise pipelining.
>>
>
> Terminology nit: if by "promise pipelining" you mean the fact that
> p.then() returns a new promise dependent on p, I would call that "promise
> chaining".
> In the two languages that established promises, i.e. Argus and E, the term
> "promise pipelining" specifically refers to minimizing network round-trips
> to reduce latency when using promises combined with RPCs. See <
> http://www.erights.org/elib/distrib/pipeline.html>.
>
> Cheers,
> Tom
>
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