On dropping @names

David Herman dherman at mozilla.com
Mon Dec 3 18:28:40 PST 2012


On Dec 3, 2012, at 6:27 PM, "Mark S. Miller" <erights at google.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 6:14 PM, Brandon Benvie
> <brandon at brandonbenvie.com> wrote:
>> I understand that there's limitations on what can be packed into this
>> release and in particular this proposal pushes the limits. But I don't buy
>> the ES7-is-around-the-corner wager for two reasons.
>> 
>> The first reason is that I believe it's likely going to be a lot harder to
>> get syntax changes into ES7 than for ES6. ES6 is basically the cruise boat
>> to new syntax and once that boat sets sail it's going to be another decade
>> before anyone wants to screw around with breaking syntax changes.
> 
> What are the breaking syntax changes in ES6?

He's not using the term the way you and I do. :) He means using new syntax breaks when run on old browsers.

Dave



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