On dropping @names

Brandon Benvie brandon at brandonbenvie.com
Mon Dec 3 18:31:34 PST 2012


Sorry, didn't realize that had another meaning. I mean anything that causes
a syntax error when attempting to run it.


On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 9:28 PM, David Herman <dherman at mozilla.com> wrote:

> 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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