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

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Fri May 20 11:07:51 PDT 2011


On May 20, 2011, at 11:06 AM, Brendan Eich wrote:

> Destructuring assignment -- not the binding forms, e.g. let {x, y} = obj; but just assignment expressions, {x, y} = obj -- takes advantage of this cover grammar approach,

The example {x, y} assumes http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=strawman:object_initialiser_shorthand makes it to Harmony.

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