Lastest ES6 draft (rev 14) now available

Brendan Eich brendan at
Fri Mar 8 17:44:11 PST 2013

"Classes as sugar" was a good slogan and guiding design principle, but 
when one has to extend kernel semantics, it's best to do it and not 
(hold back | worry about the) fall into the Turing tarpit.


Domenic Denicola wrote:
>> Trans-compiling works for 99% use-cases that aren't extending built-ins.
> Or using class-side inheritance in a non-__proto__ environment. (That's probably still within the 1%, admittedly.)
> Also, I thought super was fairly magical? E.g. how it gets associated to methods? Not very sure though, this is just an impression based on the sheer volume of spec text written about super.

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