Spawn proposal strawman

Eugene Lazutkin eugene.lazutkin at
Sat May 9 11:49:27 PDT 2009

+1 from me too. AST + tools (compile JS to AST, get AST from a function
object, produce a function object from AST, simple AST manipulations,
and so on) will help us (JS developers) tremendously by reducing the
existing hackery, and increasing the performance, while clearing the
road for the various meta-programming techniques.

Eugene Lazutkin
Dojo Toolkit, Committer

On 05/09/2009 11:19 AM, David-Sarah Hopwood wrote:
> kevin curtis wrote:
>> Re:
>> eval.hermetic(program :(string | AST), thisValue, optBindings) :any
>> Is a 'canonical' AST part of the plans for ecmascript 6/harmony.
> I hope so; that would be extremely useful. I would like to see an
> ECMAScript source -> AST parser (as well as an AST evaluator) in the
> Harmony standard library.

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