July 25, 2012 - TC39 Meeting Notes

Mark S. Miller erights at google.com
Thu Aug 2 16:04:11 PDT 2012


Yup. It's not very much, but since it seems hopeless it's hard to find
time to write the rest.

On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 4:02 PM, Axel Rauschmayer <axel at rauschma.de> wrote:
> 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.
>
>
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>    --MarkM
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    --MarkM


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