Classes as Sugar is now ready for discussion

Brendan Eich brendan at
Wed Sep 8 14:44:01 PDT 2010

On Sep 8, 2010, at 2:37 PM, P T Withington wrote:

> On Sep 8, 2010, at 15:52, David Herman <dherman at> wrote:
>> libraries should generally be very widely used and very stable before they are added to the ES standard library.
> That would seem like an unfair penalty. Am I to infer classes-as-sugar [is] preferred because it _can't_ be implemented as a library (despite being a more experimental approach, and at odds with existing OOP libraries)?

I would not say classes-as-sugar is preferred by everyone on TC39. Waldemar favored it over against traits so Mark went back to the wiki salt mine to work on it.

Hard to say what will happen here -- possibly something else (object initialiser extensions).


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