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    This “webbyness” is demonstrated by the inclusion of alert and prompt, the only synchronous stop-the-world APIs in JS land and something everybody has come to realise as a mistake to be gotten rid of at the earliest possible inconvenience. Not selling it.

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      Webbiness means you provide the same APIs as in a web browser if there is any possible way instead of having your own different APIs for no good reason.

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        It is selling it. Because both are things you don’t expect to work at all on your nodjs server. That they are blocking is an implementation detail.

        Edit: You could argue that they want to provide a flag that forbids their usage, to prevent some dependency from blocking everything, depending on how this is solved in deno.