Any discussion of "compact" subset for mobile devices?

Lars Hansen lhansen at
Fri Mar 21 12:51:02 PDT 2008

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> From: es4-discuss-bounces at 
> [mailto:es4-discuss-bounces at] On Behalf Of Peter Hall
> Sent: 21. mars 2008 12:27
> To: Michael O'Brien
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> Subject: Re: Any discussion of "compact" subset for mobile devices?
> >  The ES4 spec is being written to not preclude off-device
> >  After all, that is what AS3 does very well. So both approaches 1) 
> > all-  in-one compile/execution and 2) pre-compile then execute later

> > are  possible and desirable in different situations.
> >
> Are you saying eval() and Function constructor are going to 
> be optional?

They won't be optional in the full language, and any implementation
intending to serve the web will have to support them.  But there are
walled garden applications that may not need them but that can still
make use of the rest of the language.


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