should we rename the Program grammar production?

John J Barton johnjbarton at
Wed Oct 10 15:14:13 PDT 2012

+1 Tracuer uses 'Program' and that makes it too easy to forget that
the program consists of multiple Program-s....

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 11:56 AM, Brendan Eich <brendan at> wrote:
> Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
>> I proposed that we replace "Program" in this context with "Script".  This
>> is much less confusing and matches the most common manifestation of an ES
>> Program as an HTML script block.
> +1 -- it the term at least some engines use, and it makes more sense for
> eval, or at least it matches everyday usage.
> /be
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