Minimal Module System Proposal

Brandon Benvie brandon at
Thu Feb 7 12:33:15 PST 2013

I just want to clarify that what I've proposed is not any semantics that
aren't in the module system. It's a prioritization of what pieces of the
module system are important above the others. If the prioritization isn't
needed, which I recognize it may not be, then what I said can safely be

On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 3:08 PM, David Herman <dherman at> wrote:

> On Feb 7, 2013, at 9:48 AM, Brandon Benvie <brandon at>
> wrote:
> > The goal here is not to claim that all is lost with the module system in
> full, because I do think that's not a certainty yet. I do think it is a
> likely enough outcome that there should be a fallback to capture the most
> important parts and make sure that they do make it to ES6.
> Thanks, but let's not jump to any conclusions. I'm the champion of modules
> and wasn't even able to be a part of the discussion for family reasons. We
> can't make any judgment about the status of modules, or plans for reacting
> to the status of modules, before I've had a chance to be a part of the
> conversation.
> Dave
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