simpler, sweeter syntax for modules

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.org
Thu Mar 22 10:32:22 PDT 2012


John J Barton wrote:
> I guess you mean:  a special form evaluated before the outer function
> runs? Surely this form is not off-line.
No, before anything in the containing Program (up to the <script> 
container) runs. Modules are prefetched, not loaded by a nested event 
loop that violates run-to-completion (or unthinkable: starves the 
same-page-context UI to preserve r-t-c by queueing events).

/be


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