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

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.org
Mon May 9 19:35:01 PDT 2011


You are ignoring =>.

Please do read the strawman, such as it is. Edits coming soon to clarify.

/be

On May 7, 2011, at 11:48 PM, Garrett Smith wrote:

> On 5/7/11, Faisal Vali <faisalv at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> "Kyle Simpson" <getify at gmail.com>
>>> Date: Sat, 7 May 2011 21:58:32 -0500
>>> Subject: Re: arrow syntax unnecessary and the idea that "function" is too
>>> long
>> 
>> <snip>
>> 
>>> With all due respect, Brendan's personal tastes on what kind of code he
>>> likes to write is not enough.
>>> It has to be something that is likely to find wide spread support among
>>> the JavaScript masses.
>>> 
>> 
>> Since the arrow syntax assailants have been quite vocal on this list,
> Yeah, not much vocal  "whatevers", right?
> 
> I haven't seen much into the benefit of ->. I haven't given it a whole
> lot of thought and don't find it all that thrilling, really. Unusually
> underopinionated for me, I know. Though If I was forced to pick
> between -> and #, I'd pick #.
> -- 
> Garrett
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