Bruno Jouhier bjouhier at
Sun Jun 29 10:44:48 PDT 2014

2014-06-29 0:58 GMT+02:00 Kevin Smith <zenparsing at>:

> Static checking will be limited anyway. If you want to go this way you
>> should use typescript.
> That's the point that I'm trying to make, shops will choose other
> languages that provide more static information.  We should be thinking
> about expanding the user base and ensuring that JS is a viable option years
> down the road.

>> CommonJS falls a bit short on the import side because static analysis of
>> require calls is brittle. A special language syntax would enable a robust
>> static analysis of dependencies.
> If you don't have static exports, then how are you going to know if what
> you import is valid?  You can't, without executing the program.
> M
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