async/await improvements

Axel Rauschmayer axel at
Wed Nov 12 08:08:15 PST 2014

> On 12 Nov 2014, at 16:33, James Long <longster at> wrote:
>> Again, this is a generic issue for promises:  a good solution there will
>> "fix" everything.
> It's inherent in the promise design, there is no way to truly fix
> promises. You have to mark the end of a promise chain. It's always
> going to be that way.

Is that true, though? Couldn’t a finalizer or something similar check (before a promise is garbage collected) whether all errors have been handled?

Dr. Axel Rauschmayer
axel at

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