May 24-26 rough meeting notes

Peter Michaux petermichaux at gmail.com
Sat May 28 11:32:50 PDT 2011


On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 4:22 PM, Waldemar <waldemar at google.com> wrote:

> Versioning:
> <script type="application/ecmascript;version=6">  (RFC 4329)
> use version 6;
> module LOL {
>   ...
> }
> </script>
> There are good reasons to have the metadata both externally (in the script
> tag) and internally (in the script).  External versioning allows
> implementations to avoid fetching a script at all if they won't understand
> it.  Internal versioning helps in the case where the external version is
> detached.
>
> Brendan's idea:
> <script-if type=...>
>   ...
> <script-elif type=...>
>   ...
> <script-else>
>   ...
> </script>
>
> Consensus on moving some form of versioning into Harmony.  The strawman is a
> bit light at this time, so no specifics yet.

A lot of the above looks like HTML. Isn't versioning that depends on
HTML out of scope for the ECMAScript standard?

Peter


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