New Feature to JS 1.7

Garrett Smith dhtmlkitchen at
Sun Oct 7 23:41:39 PDT 2007

On 9/24/07, Brendan Eich <brendan at> wrote:
> On Sep 24, 2007, at 10:51 AM, Garrett Smith wrote:
> >
> >
> > The docs for ES3 are gonna be updated?
> No commitment from the group yet to do this.
> > Including some changes to the spec?
> Again no commitment yet from TG1 to pursue this.
> I personally believe that the unsound, untestable/non-executable ES3
> spec is a rathole we should avoid. The errata (which are not complete
> by a long shot) that we have hosted at
> language/E262-3-errata.html would have to be incorporated, again with
> high risk of bugs and no way to test. I think we are much better off
> working on the ES4 refimpl and the spec derived in part from it.
That is disappointing to hear.

I sent an email to helpdesk at, as it is listed on the front of
the manual, but did not get a reply.

If the documentation were amended, understanding would most likely improve.

BTW, I'm having trouble viewing now.


> /be

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