Date literals

Dean Edwards dean at edwards.name
Wed Nov 19 18:37:13 PST 2008


Peter Michaux wrote:
> All the data types in ES3 listed in section 15 have literals version
> (e.g. {} for Object, [] for Array etc) except for Date. Is there any
> reason that the Kona 15.9.1.15 "Date Time string format" could not be
> a literal form for date objects?
> 
> YYYY-MM-DDTHH:mm:ss.sssTZ
> 
> The 'T' in the middle makes this identifiable as a date literal
> similar to how the 'e' or 'E' of an exponential number literal works.
> 
> It would be beneficial to have a date literal as then a JSON object
> could have date literal values and still be parsed quickly with eval.
> 

d = true ? T12:00;

What does this mean?

-dean


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