Function syntax

Alex Russell alex at
Sat May 21 10:25:40 PDT 2011

I'm sorry, this this argument is entirely circular:

 - we have something that works
 - it could be better
 - but it works, so we don't need anything better


On May 21, 2011, at 10:08 AM, Peter Michaux wrote:

> On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 12:44 PM, Nathan Stott <nrstott at> wrote:
>> Having worked a lot with C#, my experience was that very very few
>> people used the C# 2.0 delegate syntax and now a large portion of the
>> community learned and uses the C# 3.0 syntax.  Syntax matters.
> JavaScript functions have not suffered neglect due to the length of
> their syntax. Function expressions are already wildly popular in
> JavaScript. So this C# data does not really support the necessity for
> change in JavaScript.

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