Quasi-literals for templating?

Mike Samuel mikesamuel at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 22:25:51 PDT 2011


2011/6/15 Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.com>:
> On Jun 15, 2011, at 9:51 PM, Brendan Eich wrote:
>
> My two cents: Ruby (with #{...} in its interpolated quasi-literal strings)
> and other languages allow pretty arbitrary expressions. The lexical issues
> are not insuperable. We are not really playing it "safe" by making narrow
> restrictions (such as Identifier expression only, or dotted identifier
> member expression only), so much as simplifying our spec work. Not even the
> drafting, which IIRC Mike already did. Rather, the validation that we would
> need to do.
> I think we should step up, validate MIke's work, and formalize it fully. I
> thereby summon Waldemar. ;-)

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