That hash symbol
mikesamuel at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 10:24:50 PDT 2011
2011/3/25 Kevin Smith <khs4473 at gmail.com>:
> As a simple matter of taste, I find the # symbol to be quite ugly and have
> been thinking of alternatives for shortening function expression syntax.
> In working with my own wonky version of promises, I continue to make the
> same typing error over and over again. This is something like what I mean
> to type:
> obj.doSomething().then(function(val, err)
> But I find myself typing this instead:
> obj.doSomething().then(val, err)
> The problem isn't so much the extra typing of the "function" keyword, but
> the profusion of parens. I'd like to suggest the following form instead.
> obj.doSomething().then(<val, err>
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but since expressions cannot start with "<", this
> shouldn't present any problems for a top-down parser. Is that right?
Does this cause ambiguities with E4X ? https://developer.mozilla.org/en/e4x
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