Continuing woes in reading the ES6 spec language

Andreas Rossberg rossberg at google.com
Fri Sep 13 04:43:08 PDT 2013


On 13 September 2013 11:27, Till Schneidereit <till at tillschneidereit.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 11:14 PM, Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen at wirfs-brock.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> On Sep 12, 2013, at 1:50 PM, Brendan Eich wrote:
>>
>> > I thought we agreed with Andreas Rossberg's proposal to isolate default
>> > expressions from hoisted body declarations, as if (kind of) desugaring
>>
>> Damned if I know...there is a big note in the draft that says: "This
>> version reflects the consensus as of the Sept. 2012 TC39 meeting.  However,
>> it now appears that the binding semantics of formal parameters  is likely to
>> change again. "  So, this may not be the latest consensus and I'm not
>> actually sure there is a current consensus.
>>
>> I know some of us weren't very happy with that de-sugaring.
>>
>> I'm pretty sure some decisions were left hanging.  I'll need to review
>> notes, etc.
>
> It looks like the last time tc39 discussed this was 2012-11-29[1]
>
> The resolution back then was that Andreas should draft a proposal for the
> next meeting. I can't find any mention of that being discussed in later
> meetings, though, so this seems to have been left undecided indeed.
>
> [1]:
> https://github.com/rwaldron/tc39-notes/blob/master/es6/2012-11/nov-29.md#scoping-for-default-arguments-revisited
> [2]:
> https://github.com/rwaldron/tc39-notes/blob/master/es6/2012-11/nov-29.md#conclusionresolution-1

Ouch. I'm sorry, I obviously dropped the ball on this. I'll try to
draft something for next week.

/Andreas


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