Minimal Module System Proposal

Brendan Eich brendan at
Tue Feb 12 14:42:06 PST 2013

Kevin Smith wrote:
>          Variant B: "module =" syntax
>     Is that the variant you favor?
> Yes, because:
> - It aligns the URL visually to the right, which is consistent with 
> the import syntax.
> - It makes it clear that we are binding an identifier to a (possibly 
> external) module, as opposed to importing bindings from a module.  I 
> think we should avoid overloaded terminology where "import" can also 
> mean "load".

I like it best too, for those reasons.


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