Additional language features

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Sat Mar 5 08:31:36 PST 2011


On Mar 5, 2011, at 5:41 AM, Christian Mayer wrote:

> 1) A printf compatible format string

http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=strawman:string_format
http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=strawman:quasis

We discussed both at the last meeting and quasis is on the agenda for the next one. Mike or Mark might want to say more.


> 2) A binary type conversion including float

> 3) A fast library for small, fixed size vectors (numerical arrays)

http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=strawman:typed_arrays (part of WebGL)
http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=strawman:binary_data (proposed for ES Harmony)

Dave Herman has even prototyped binary data on top of typed arrays:

https://github.com/dherman/structsjs

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