ES Modules: suggestions for improvement

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.org
Fri Jul 27 09:09:26 PDT 2012


BelleveInvis wrote:
> > Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2012 14:11:38 -0700
> > From: brendan at mozilla.org
> > To: samth at ccs.neu.edu
> > Subject: Re: ES Modules: suggestions for improvement
> > CC: es-discuss at mozilla.org
> >
> > Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
> > > But I don't think we should ban people from
> > > using `import *` because sometimes it's hard to reason about.
> >
> > Just to focus on import *, here's where I am:
> >
> > I'm in favor of deferring (not to say cutting) import *, in order to
> get
> > ES6 modules spec'ed and avoid protracted maybe-good/maybe-bad arguments.
> >
> > If someone prototyping or REPL'ing feels the pain, they should wail in
> > agony. Enough wailing and we'll figure out something for their use case
> > -- but not on the critical path for ES6.
> >
> > /be
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> Agree.

Ok.

> `import *` is just a variant of `with`

No, it's not.

/be


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