That First Next Argument

Claude Pache claude.pache at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 10:58:59 PDT 2014



> Le 22 août 2014 à 16:22, Kevin Smith <zenparsing at gmail.com> a écrit :
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> It seems like what we're trying to do is to emulate a contextual keyword using a weird "outside of the parameter list" parameter.  I suppose one ideal future-proof way forward would be to reserve an additional word inside of generators for this potential use in ES7+. 
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> Of course, everyone would have to agree on what that reserved word should be...
> 

Another option is to use some creative syntax involving the keyword `yield`: today, we have already `yield` and `yield*` which mean two different things; one could for example say that `(yield?)` would retrieve the last received value without pausing the generator.

—Claude



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