detecting JS language mode for tools
allen at wirfs-brock.com
Sat Jan 25 08:58:29 PST 2014
On Jan 24, 2014, at 6:33 PM, Brendan Eich wrote:
> John Barton wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 12:17 PM, Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen at wirfs-brock.com <mailto:allen at wirfs-brock.com>> wrote:
>> I should have also included:
>> 2A) Hopefully, overtime, the old script syntactic goal will fade
>> from use, and the module goal will become the norm for new code.
>> Now here is a reason, finally, for all the extra complexity the two goals cause.
>> If we want to kill script, let's not stab it with a dull pencil. Let's make Loader and System be modules, not globals. Then you cannot load modules with <script>, only with <module>.
> We are not killing <script>> Dream on!
Right, that's why I said "script syntactic goal". In 2A "script" refers to the ES6 Script grammar production, not the HTML <script> tag.
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