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

Brendan Eich brendan at
Fri May 20 14:37:47 PDT 2011

On May 20, 2011, at 2:11 PM, Claus Reinke wrote:

>  Just as a further example for those still unconvinced by
> the case for better function syntax: it isn't sufficient, but
> it is necessary!-)

Good example. Shows how shorter syntax to avoid the 8-letter 'function' is not enough, 'return' elimination via expression-language completion value or something like it is needed too.


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