January 19 meeting notes

Sam Tobin-Hochstadt samth at ccs.neu.edu
Thu Jan 19 21:10:05 PST 2012

On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 8:20 PM, Axel Rauschmayer <axel at rauschma.de> wrote:
> Given that this desugaring will only kick in if a closure leaves the loop
> (right?), this is a case of automatically doing the right thing (and only if
> it’s warranted).
> Yes kids, this means we are going with MarkM's lambda desugaring from:
> https://mail.mozilla.org/pipermail/es-discuss/2008-October/007819.html

The difference between this behavior and the current behavior should
only be observable when capturing the environment with a closure (or
maybe with a direct eval), so in many cases nothing changes.
sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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