... A community is writing the spec...

L2L 2L emanuelallen at hotmail.com
Tue Sep 9 03:01:11 PDT 2014


Francisco.... Is the developers of Node... Are they going to force us to use ES6 syntax in newer version of Node?

There are a group of us who truly wish to stay ES5 with the additional add on as said: ES5+.

... So are they?

E-S4L
N-S4L

> On Sep 9, 2014, at 5:58 AM, "Francisco Ferreira" <francisco.m.s.ferreira at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I disagree,
> 
> Although I don't comment here, I do follow the discussion and I have been working with --harmony on Node.js for a while now. The path seems to be going in the right direction. The things that reach implementation status tend to help, I have found lot's of features very constructive.
> 
> Languages tend to evolve, that's how it is.
> 
> Francisco
> 
>> On Tue, Sep 9, 2014 at 10:54 AM, L2L 2L <emanuelallen at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> It worry me... That a community is writing the spec... That a community is writing the spec.... Look like W3C... That everyone is striving to get what they want in the language.
>> 
>> Most of us are ES5 developers.... Meaning we don't delve into ES6 and what else to come.
>> 
>> let, const, and a couple of others spec implantation is okay. These help better the language... But your adding feature and no trying to better what's already there.
>> 
>> You might as well call yourself W3C equivalent.E
>> 
>> As long as one can write compliant ES5.
>> 
>> A new more stricture spec/style is being made. It's call ES5+ meaning that all compliant code is to be writing in ES5 and additional add on as the let and const statement plus other +.
>> 
>> What I see is more functionality of the browser api then an actually language. A lot of us hope this spec die, as did ES4.
>> 
>> Most of what you're adding could have been another add on spec... Like commonjs add on.
>> 
>> Have fun destroying a language.
>> 
>> ES5+4Life
>> 
>> E-S4L
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