July 25, 2012 - TC39 Meeting Notes

Mark S. Miller erights at google.com
Wed Aug 1 12:56:04 PDT 2012


On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 9:05 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.org> wrote:
> This was debated at last week's TC39 meeting. Between the desire to preserve
> this symmetry (not paramount, there are many dimensions and symmetries to
> consider) and the V8 bug being fixed (and the JSC bug on which the V8 bug
> was based already being fixed in iOS6), I believe we kept consensus to
> follow the spec.

For the record, I continue to think this is a bad idea, and that we
should lose the symmetry for gains elsewhere. So I'd say we failed to
gain consensus to change the spec. Since consensus is needed to change
the spec, the spec is likely to remain unchanged in this regard.


-- 
    Cheers,
    --MarkM


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