Are Promises and Microtasks introduced into ES6?

Brendan Eich brendan at
Thu Oct 3 11:39:22 PDT 2013

Yusuke SUZUKI wrote:
> Make sense. So microtasks won't be introduced yet, but Promises and 
> asynchronous execution semantics (enough for Promises) are introduced 
> into ES6. Is it correct?

And enough for modules.

And really, as dherman points out, the event loop and shared state 
concurrency have haunted ECMA-262 like Banquo's ghost, forever.

But yes, for ES6 we are going to do "as little as possible". (I hope 
this doesn't end as it did in the movie.)


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