April 10 2014 Meeting Notes

Mark S. Miller erights at google.com
Fri Apr 25 12:12:15 PDT 2014

I would really like to believe that this is adequate to postpone the rest
of this issue to ES7. But even without finally, this proposal would put the
generator in a non-resumable state in ES7 after ES6 would ship them in a
resumable state. I don't think that's realistic.

On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 11:04 AM, C. Scott Ananian <ecmascript at cscott.net>wrote:

> I like the `@@return` proposal, and I would like to eventually use `yield`
> inside try/finally (with something like `Promise.async` to implement the
> poor man's pre-ES7 `await`/`async`), and *yet*:
> I support banning `yield` inside try/finally for ES6.  That seems the
> smallest possible fix for the immediate issue (unreliable `finally` clause
> execution), and it buys us time to fix things properly for ES7 (whether
> that's @@return or something else).
>   --scott
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