Need a champion? StringView strawman

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Fri Jan 10 11:52:05 PST 2014


Kenneth Russell wrote:
> Adding a StringView to Typed Arrays would bring along all of the
> complexities of character set encoding and decoding to the Typed Array
> definitions. Typed Arrays were designed to be small, simple, and
> comprehensible enough that they would be easily implementable and
> optimizable. I believe that adding a StringView would contradict these
> goals.

+ a lot.

What can we do to make sure this thing stays dead, if it is dead? Anne 
may know some weird W3C protocol trick. ;-)

/be


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