The "initialization" steps for Web browsers

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Tue Jun 10 18:34:53 PDT 2014

On 6/10/14, 9:04 PM, Domenic Denicola wrote:
> How do we reconcile this with the fact that promises use microtasks in all implementations today?

Promises in Gecko don't use microtasks (which don't even really exist in 
Gecko).  They use what HTML calls "tasks" (that is, full-on event loop 

We'll likely change that at some point, of course.  To what is unclear 
so far.


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