lexical 'super' in arrow functions?

Brandon Benvie brandon at brandonbenvie.com
Tue Dec 4 13:54:41 PST 2012


I made a somewhat more....interestling colored and (to me) more readable
version of the ES6 spec (previous one from last) using jorendorff's html
rendition as a foundation. Some may find this interesting, and some may be
blinded for life: http://benvie.github.com/es-spec-html/


On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 12:56 PM, Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen at wirfs-brock.com>wrote:

> There is a long history of people publishing annotated versions of
> language standards that add informative materials.  The Ecma copyright even
> explicitly allows for this.
>
> I think I've said before that there is an opportunity here for somebody to
> run with this idea for ECMAScript. You don't even need to have TC39
> involved.  (But there probably are T39 members, like Rick,  who may want to
> contribute or even take the lead.)
>
> Allen
>
> On Dec 4, 2012, at 8:26 AM, Rick Waldron wrote:
>
>
> On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 8:34 AM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
>
> Language specification is a difficult task, especially when handling a
> complex language, legacy spec style, and wide variety of audience
> background, not to mention a committee with lots of feedback and opinions.
> We are very lucky that Allen does the job he does.
>
> That also means we shouldn't make it harder, or ask the spec to bear
> burdens it doesn't need to handle.  JavaScript is blessed with numerous
> excellent books describing how to use the language and what various
> features are for, including Dave's new book. That's the place to go for
> description and explanation, not the spec.
>
> Sam
>
> Agreed. Community members that care enough to know about and stay up to
> date with ES6 progress could work together with TC39 to create something
> similar to
> http://dmitrysoshnikov.com/ecmascript/es5-chapter-0-introduction/
>
> Anyone interested in working on something like this should contact me at
> this email address
>
> Rick
>
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