arrow syntax unnecessary and the idea that "function" is too long

Sam Tobin-Hochstadt samth at ccs.neu.edu
Sat May 7 14:11:00 PDT 2011


On Sat, May 7, 2011 at 1:04 PM, Peter Michaux <petermichaux at gmail.com> wrote:

> JavaScript won't ever be known as a outstanding functional programming
> language until it has proper tail calls. This would give the language
> new capabilities it doesn't have now.

http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=harmony:proper_tail_calls (note
that it's in the Harmony namespace, meaning that it's been approved as
a proposal).

-- 
sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu


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