Decimal as quasi-parser (Was: [Caja] Fwd: ES3.1 Draft: 07 Nov 2008 "Kona" version available)

Mike Cowlishaw MFC at uk.ibm.com
Tue Nov 18 13:42:05 PST 2008


> On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 2:33 PM, Mark S. Miller <erights at google.com> 
wrote:
> > The EcmaScript 3.1 draft standard is rapidly congealing towards an 
official
> > standard. The Kona version at
> > <
http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=es3.1:es3.1_proposal_working_draft>
> > is the important one -- details aside, the only remaining significant
> > unsettled controversy is whether Decimal remains or is pulled from 
ES3.1.

This was settled in Redmond: if Sam Ruby could do the necessary work in 
time for Kona (and, yes, details/bugs are almost always present and 
fixable) decimal support is in 3.1. 

Sam has done that work, so there is no controversy at this point. 
ECMAScript 3.1 is looking good, and looks as though it will have 
industry-wide support.

Mike





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