Re: What’s the best name for keyword parameters?

Axel Rauschmayer axel at
Mon Aug 6 13:10:55 PDT 2012

I agree. It would still be nice if we could find a common way of talking about this pattern (*in* the common lexicon). With the additional support, it is bound to become even more popular. It can feel like bikeshedding, but I think good naming matters. For example, I’m thankful for the term IIFE.

On Aug 3, 2012, at 10:34 , Alex Russell <alex at> wrote:

> There is a long history of TC39 naming things for internal use and those names never escaping to the common lexicon. I'm not sure it's a thing we need to (or even should) weigh in on via the spec.

Dr. Axel Rauschmayer
axel at


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