Digraphs *and* Unicode pretty-glyphs, for arrows, triangle, etc.

Corey Richardson corey at octayn.net
Thu Apr 5 06:02:44 PDT 2012


On Wed, 04 Apr 2012 22:23:54 -0700, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.org> wrote:
> Corey suggested editors could do the input conversion when users type 
> the digraph. If Scala can go here, why not JS?
> 

Why introduce an entirely functionless, useless syntactical non-semantic
change to the language when preprocessors could fill that role? If we're going
to do this we might as well add in a generic feature to allow any identifier
to stand in for any other operator.

Only-half-kidding'ly yours,
Corey Richardson


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