Character indexing on strings

Brendan Eich brendan at
Thu Jun 14 10:16:36 PDT 2007

On Jun 14, 2007, at 6:10 AM, P T Withington wrote:

> On 2007-06-13, at 20:47 EDT, Jeff Walden wrote:
>> it'd be nice if for negative values the index were calculated from
>> the end of the string
> Agree.  This is a common expectation and useful.

At this point, the right thing is to file a trac ticket against the  
Proposals component. We can morph it into a RefImpl bug after fixing  
it in the wiki. Jeff, I'll give you dibs on this. Thanks,


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