Cancel Token proposal withdrawl

Isiah Meadows isiahmeadows at gmail.com
Fri Jan 6 01:53:06 UTC 2017


Okay...I may have misremembered the general reason (I thought I saw
perf concerns stated somewhere, but I can't remember precisely where),
but I've yet to see anything significant in the open about why they
were so against it. That's why I'm asking what drove them against it.
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Isiah Meadows
me at isiahmeadows.com


On Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 8:24 PM, Domenic Denicola <d at domenic.me> wrote:
> Why do you say "regarding performance"? That seems made up with no evidence.
>
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> From: Isiah Meadows <isiahmeadows at gmail.com>
> Sent: Jan 5, 2017 20:09
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> Subject: Cancel Token proposal withdrawl
>
> The [latest proposal][1] has been withdrawn due to [Google
> resistance][2] regarding performance. What concerns did they have, and
> with what parts? It's hard to figure out what the problem is and come
> up with ideas when it's all smoke and mirrors. And yes, I've tried
> searching for any traces of an answer, but I've found pretty much
> none, using multiple search engines.
>
> Please, could I get some sort of idea what is actually wrong with the
> proposal, what's driving them to be so strongly against it? :-(
>
> [1]: https://github.com/tc39/proposal-cancelable-promises
> [2]:
> https://github.com/tc39/proposal-cancelable-promises/issues/70#issuecomment-267414933
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