[TLUG]: ECMAScript ("Javascript") Version 4 - FALSE ALARM

Chris Pine chrispi at opera.com
Tue Oct 30 05:45:19 PDT 2007

Brendan Eich wrote:

> I'll also testify, as an outsider with no interest in Adobe, that the 
> Adobe (originally Macromedia) employees on TG1 have always worked from 
> shared principles and evidence to reach better design decisions, without 
> regard for a corporate agenda.

I would like to confirm this as well, as a competing browser vendor and 
fellow member of TG1.  The direction ES4 has taken is the result of user 
feedback and internal experience with the extensions each of the 
involved companies has made, as well as honest attempts to promote 
implementation compatibility (always a concern for minority browsers, 
though only a concern for the majority browser when it suits them 

Chris Pine
Opera Software

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