Fwd: Reason why generators do not have references to themselves?

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Fri Jan 24 15:48:13 PST 2014


Bradley Meck wrote:
> Perhaps, but I am still a bit concerned functionality wise that I do 
> not have a clean way to force the `new generator()` piece of code to 
> be inside of the generator.

I think you've gone down a bad path. Even without task.js, couldn't you 
put the promises .then'ing in the generator schedule, instead of 
requiring each generator to open-code the .then/.catches, which in turn 
requires you to have a ref to the generator?

/be


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