three small proposals: the bikeshed cometh!

Mike Samuel mikesamuel at
Thu Apr 29 12:08:45 PDT 2010

2010/4/29 Brendan Eich <brendan at>:
> On Apr 29, 2010, at 11:34 AM, Mike Samuel wrote:
>> I'm not arguing for lambda since it is a pain to type, but this is not
>> true if you make it a restricted production, and make the name non
>> optional
>>   <lambda> (no line separator) <identifier>
>> cannot appear in a valid ES3 program.
> I forgot to note that many on TC39 are against adding more restricted
> productions. The ones we have are quite enough!

Yeah, I'm on the other side.  I think that all new productions that
introduce a new keyword should be restricted.  We have enough
semicolon insertion problems already!

> /be

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