[webkit-dev] Proposal: Add support for Promises

Rik Cabanier cabanier at gmail.com
Sat Aug 24 00:46:21 PDT 2013

That sounds like a great idea!

The blink people are running into a bunch of issues by implementing them on
the C++ side as opposed to inside the VM.
Implement them in JavaScript seems like the right approach.

On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 11:32 AM, Sam Weinig <weinig at apple.com> wrote:

> Hey WebKittens,
> I’d like to add support for Promises.  Promises are currently specified in
> the DOM Living Standard (http://dom.spec.whatwg.org/#promises) but will
> probably be moved to an ECMAScript standard at some point in the future.
>  As such, I plan to implement them in JavaScriptCore.
> The main motivation for adding Promises is that many upcoming specs have
> them as a dependency, including WebCrypto (
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/webcrypto-api/raw-file/tip/spec/Overview.html),
> the updated FileSystem API (
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2013JulSep/0071.html)
> and others.
> Thoughts?
> -Sam
> _______________________________________________
> webkit-dev mailing list
> webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org
> https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-dev
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.webkit.org/pipermail/webkit-dev/attachments/20130824/f3283556/attachment.html>

More information about the webkit-dev mailing list