arrow function syntax simplified

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Wed Mar 28 14:13:35 PDT 2012


Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
> We don't need thin arrow and we really don't need the confusion it 
> would create.

The case for thin-arrow is body block. Instead rejecting -> and 
approving do-expressions results in something a bit overlong (=>do) that 
has TCP. And I think it's plausible that this will lead to completion 
value leaks, wrong-returns, etc. as Kevin suggests.

/be


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