ecmascript 5 and the script tag
brendan at mozilla.com
Thu Apr 16 15:30:35 PDT 2009
On Apr 16, 2009, at 3:17 PM, Brendan Eich wrote:
> Versioning the global object does not mean multiple version
> "namespaces". We have no goal or requirement for any such thing and
> strong requirements against if the only way to hide new APIs from
> some scripts, where those new APIs (properties) were exposed on the
> same global object to other scripts, amounted to ES5-like namespaces.
Er, "ES4-like namespaces."
ES5 is easier to type!
Watch out for the Start Trek Movie effect (odd numbers suck, even
numbers rule! ;-).
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