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

Brendan Eich brendan at
Fri May 20 13:21:48 PDT 2011

On May 20, 2011, at 11:26 AM, Kam Kasravi wrote:

> Some references to parsers that do not share ambiguity problems due to limited lookahead such as GLR and PEG parsers.

The trick is not so much to use an expensive memoizing parser, or even a forking one that could be much more efficient, but to figure out how real JS parsers, which are all top down in the big VMs, should implement. Working on that...


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