Allen's lambda syntax proposal

David-Sarah Hopwood david.hopwood at
Wed Dec 3 01:04:14 PST 2008

Eric Suen wrote:
> I really don't think prefix is neccessary, what about:
> (a;b;c) {...}
> or
> (a:b:c) {...}

Not compatible:


A semicolon would be inserted after "(a)" in ES3, and adding the
above construct would change that.

Besides, prefixes are good: they allow a human reader to see
precisely what construct is coming next when reading strictly
left-to-right, without having to look ahead.

David-Sarah Hopwood

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