That First Next Argument

Allen Wirfs-Brock allen at wirfs-brock.com
Thu Aug 21 15:54:04 PDT 2014


On Aug 21, 2014, at 10:42 AM, Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:

> 
> On Aug 21, 2014, at 9:54 AM, Brendan Eich wrote:
> 
>> Andy Wingo wrote:
>>> On Wed 20 Aug 2014 19:55, Brendan Eich<brendan at mozilla.org>  writes:
>>> 
>>>> >  Kevin Smith wrote:
>>>>> >>       function *echo() input {
>>>>> >>           while (true) yield input.value;
>>>>> >>       }
>>>> >
>>>> >  So input is bound to the next() actual parameter value on each
>>>> >  resumption. That's not bad shed-coloring!
>>>> >
>>>> >  Andy, Dave: WDYT?
>>> 
>>> I think changing things right now is the wrong thing to do.  Since this
>>> is a compatible extension, we don't have to think about this for ES6.
>>> Just putting that out there;)
>> 
>> Oh definitely -- es-discuss and twitter folks need to assume ES6 is done. Train model starting, annual editions if we do it right. Any compatible extension can catch next year's train. This means implementation at the agreed upon stage 2, usually much sooner than next year. See
>> 
>> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QbEE0BsO4lvl7NFTn5WXWeiEIBfaVUF7Dk0hpPpPDzU/edit
>> 
>> (Allen: is this the canonical location?)
> 
> 
> See https://github.com/tc39/ecma262 
> 
> the plan is to setup separate sub-repos for proposals starting at stage .  They will have their own issue trackers, etc.

oops, that should be "stage 1" in the sentence above.

Allen

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