The class operator: a bridge between object and function exemplers

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Mon Nov 14 13:29:10 PST 2011


On Nov 14, 2011, at 12:35 PM, Axel Rauschmayer wrote:

>> 1. I like the more radical approach (need to ruminate on it more). Usability remains my concern for classes as sugar (the Cordova edition).
>> 
>> 2. Credit to Russell Leggett for posting this idea (I'm pretty sure) as
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>> https://mail.mozilla.org/pipermail/es-discuss/2011-November/017986.html
> 
> Sorry to be petty about this – I suggested it in June:
> 
> https://mail.mozilla.org/pipermail/es-discuss/2011-June/015084.html

Sorry, I don't see class as the dual of new, or class as an operator there.

True, others have previously proposed Class(...) or other helper functions. I'm not saying Russell came first, but I was struck by his post, meant to reply to it, and now see it in Allen's writeup. Thanks, Russell!

/be

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