Standardize global `setTimeout`/etc.?

Andrea Giammarchi andrea.giammarchi at
Sun Feb 26 13:42:07 UTC 2017

What I meant, is that I don't think it'd be wise to duplicate DOM standards
on the ES side or, even worse, create specification incompatibilities.

Timers are just the top of the iceberg, IMO

On Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 1:31 PM, T.J. Crowder <
tj.crowder at> wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 1:20 PM, Andrea Giammarchi <
> andrea.giammarchi at> wrote:
> > These are standard already:
> >
> That's only for browsers. As far as I know, there's no standard for the
> broader picture Isiah was talking about. For instance, NodeJS's
> `setTimeout` and `setInterval` do not conform to that specification (their
> handles aren't numbers, for one thing).
> -- T.J.
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