Integrating the Webs' dependency systems

Mark Miller erights at
Thu May 29 09:02:58 PDT 2014

Parallel experiments would be great.

On Thu, May 29, 2014 at 8:59 AM, Kevin Smith <zenparsing at> wrote:

>>> Assuming the requirements of the different hosting environments are
>>> similar enough that it's possible to factor out some sort of common thing
>>> (presumably with hookable bits for the parts where hosting environments
>>> want different behavior), of course.  If the hookable bits start being the
>>> whole thing, that would suggest that the requirements are not similar
>>> enough....  Hard to say until we try.
>> I wholeheartedly agree. Let's try.
> I think a better approach (perhaps parallel) would be to imagine a
> scenario where the host environment defines the loading framework, and
> seeing how that changes the ES spec.  My hunch (untested of course), is
> that, as long as the host provides some elegant promise-returning
> primatives, the ES spec would be much simplified and streamlined by the
> change.

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