Improving ECMAScript as a compilation target

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Fri Feb 13 11:14:32 PST 2009


On Feb 13, 2009, at 11:07 AM, Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:

>>> Brendan Eich wrote:
> ...
>>
>> JS is used by many more programmers, amateur and pro, than C. It has
>> to have better human factors than C. That goes against being a good
>> code generator target language.
>>
>
> I totally agree with the first two sentences.  I reserve judgment  
> regarding the third.

Can you get off the fence on adding goto? How about call/cc?

(Lars added goto to make an old game port from C to Opera JS.)

/be


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