TC39 vs "the community"
brendan at mozilla.org
Mon Jun 23 20:15:59 PDT 2014
But Garrett's post was helpful in its own way. @horse_esdiscuss agrees!
> And here I thought you were making an educated argument with your
> explanation of the history of propaganda and public relations. When I
> first read "corporate propaganda," I thought you mean the
> propaganda of JS developers, not commercial corporations.
> Frankly, I find the idea that commercial interests trump corporate
> identity hard to fathom. If that were true, Java would be a very
> disuse. "The community," very much exists; it's not a figment of some
> PR type's imagination. Anyone claiming there isn't a sense of
> corporate identity among JS developers is fooling themselves.
> I'm on the side of TC39, by the way. I don't believe in democracy in
> software. That's why we have standards organizations.
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