Comments on Sept Meeting Notes

Yehuda Katz wycats at gmail.com
Thu Sep 26 15:59:50 PDT 2013


Sorry, that was too short.

I don't understand what "using string literal specified, non-identifier
property names" brings to the table to fundamentally alter the constraints
that we've been working with that led to the consensus at the last f2f.

Yehuda Katz
(ph) 718.877.1325


On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 3:58 PM, Yehuda Katz <wycats at gmail.com> wrote:

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> Yehuda Katz
> (ph) 718.877.1325
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> On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 3:57 PM, Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen at wirfs-brock.com>wrote:
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>> On Sep 26, 2013, at 3:50 PM, David Herman wrote:
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>> > On Sep 26, 2013, at 3:48 PM, Domenic Denicola <
>> domenic at domenicdenicola.com> wrote:
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>> >> I don't understand why this is happening. There was fairly strong
>> consensus on symbols at the last meeting, and nothing new has been brought
>> to the table. Why are people's opinions suddenly changing? Vague
>> fearmongering about "complexity"? Symbols are a good solution to a real
>> problem, much better than strings.
>> >
>> > +so much
>> >
>> > I am very disappointed by this thread.
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>> Actually, something new was brought to the table.  The convention of
>> using string literal specified, non-identifier property names for
>> stratified meta operations.
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> How is that new?
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>> It's enough to at least spend a few minutes to consider whether that is
>> good enough to do for the primary use case (in the ES spec,) for Symbols.
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>> Allen
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