Shepherd.js - Implementing Harmony modules for today's browsers

Xavier CAMBAR xcambar at
Thu Apr 19 05:11:02 PDT 2012

@David: I am all ears to your comments!

@Erik: As you may have read in this thread, it seems that the major request
is for the removal of comments. So, here I announce it: the feature has
just bumped to the top of the TODO list :)
Thanks for the pointers. I'll probably have a closer look at the functional
coverage of Traceur, as it has clearly evolved since I last watched it.

On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 11:06 PM, Erik Arvidsson
<erik.arvidsson at>wrote:

> This is quite interesting. I really feel that the comment syntax is
> pretty ugly. Parsing JS is non trivial but it is not a performance
> issue. If you expect this to have some uptake I would expect it to use
> the "real" module syntax and not rely on comments.
> By coincidence I landed import support to Traceur last night. You
> might want want to check it out. It also doesn't use the latest syntax
> since the current BNF on the wiki is incomplete.
> Traceur does have a CodeLoader that allows loading external js files
> but it is not very convenient to use at this point. We have an open
> bug to allow offline compilation of modules with external
> dependancies.
> --
> erik

@xcambar <!/xcambar>
T: +33
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