Allen's lambda syntax proposal

Peter Michaux petermichaux at
Mon Dec 1 18:13:48 PST 2008

On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 5:37 PM, Allen Wirfs-Brock
<Allen.Wirfs-Brock at> wrote:
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: es-discuss-bounces at [mailto:es-discuss-
>>bounces at] On Behalf Of Douglas Crockford
> ...
>>because you can think of the \ as being an abbreviation of function.
>>     \ name(a,b,c) {}
>>Just don't start your function name with u.
> Exactly, that's why I didn't mention this possibility.  I don't think it would be acceptable to have that \u ambiguity.

I agree that the ambiguity is not acceptable. It is too confusing.


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