July 25, 2012 - TC39 Meeting Notes

Axel Rauschmayer axel at rauschma.de
Thu Aug 2 16:02:12 PDT 2012

What’s the best material for reading up on the “override mistake”?
This? http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=strawman:fixing_override_mistake

On Aug 1, 2012, at 21:56 , Mark S. Miller <erights at google.com> wrote:

> 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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