Is there an ES5 Draft summary anywhere

Brendan Eich brendan at
Mon May 4 17:49:34 PDT 2009

Allen may have a cheat sheet, but check out the spec itself: 
  (via the front-page link at

 From the intro, a summary of sorts:

"... accessor properties, reflective creation and inspection of  
objects, program control of property attributes, additional array  
manipulation functions, support for the JSON object encoding format,  
and a strict mode that provides enhanced error checking and program  
security. "

Annex D and Annex E also list changes, focusing on changes with  
possible and known compatibility impact.


On May 4, 2009, at 5:22 PM, Aaron Gray wrote:

> Has anyone done a summary of changes in the ES5 draft for those who  
> dont like reading specs ?
> If no one has done this it would be a good idea to do.
> Many thanks in advance,
> Aaron
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