Block lambda is cool, its syntax isn't

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.org
Sat Jan 21 12:37:24 PST 2012


> Jorge <mailto:jorge at jorgechamorro.com>
> January 21, 2012 12:14 PM
> On 21/01/2012, at 05:31, Brendan Eich wrote:
>> We are not going to use non-ASCII characters, so you are still barking up the wrong tree.
>
> Aren't you discussing the possibility of using ƒ or λ for functions in this same thread ?

No. I shot those down in the thread for several reasons. One is 
inability to type on many keyboards. Another is incompatibility (these 
are both identifier characters per ES3-5).
>
> Well, the florín is not an ASCII character either.

Right!

/be


More information about the es-discuss mailing list