Const functions with joining is ready for discussion

Mark S. Miller erights at
Sun Sep 5 07:36:00 PDT 2010

On Sun, Sep 5, 2010 at 7:19 AM, Mark S. Miller <erights at> wrote:

> At the last EcmaScript meeting, I proposed the "const function" notation
> seen at <>.
> Someone -- my apologies, I forget who -- suggested that const functions
> would make the old never-implemented ES3 joining optimization safe.

It was Brendan. Thanks Brendan!

> (If you don't know what that is, don't worry about it. The new explanation
> is self contained.) I have now enhanced that strawman page with a promotion
> rule for const functions that provides this optimization benefit is a
> predictable manner.
> Opinions?
> --
>     Cheers,
>     --MarkM

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