arrow function syntax simplified

Douglas Crockford douglas at crockford.com
Mon Apr 2 09:21:20 PDT 2012


On 4/2/2012 8:24 AM, Brendan Eich wrote:
> Jorge wrote:
>> I saw it
>> here:<http://www.yuiblog.com/blog/2012/03/30/what-is-the-meaning-of-this>
>
> Right -- I think Doug was remembering the "Harmony of My Dreams"
> sharp-functions
> (http://brendaneich.com/2011/01/harmony-of-my-dreams/#sharp_functions),
> but arrows express mutable function objects per
>
> http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=strawman:arrow_function_syntax
>
> which is the current source of truthiness.
>
> I left a comment about this on the YUI blog, saw it post yesterday, but
> it's gone now. Cc'ing Doug.

It seems I misunderstood what we were agreeing to. I think the (this...) 
form is critically important, and the immutability thing as well.


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