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

Herby Vojčík herby at mailbox.sk
Wed Sep 10 06:58:32 PDT 2014



Axel Rauschmayer wrote:
>> Now is second half of 2014, and lots of issues are not closed yet,
>> from what I see.
>
> The spec already looks pretty complete to me and Traceur and TypeScript
> do a pretty good job of letting you use ES6 today.
>
> As previously announced here, the current schedule is to be finished by
> the end of the year, to start the publication process in March 2014 and
> to have a standard by June 2014.

They already happened. Did you mean 2015?

>> I got delusioned as well.
>>
>> Isn't the model of big new editions of spec over; in the times we live
>> now, with two-week frequent releases? I think ES6 will never see the
>> light when taken from this approach. That's why, shouldn't the release
>> policy be changed so that:
>
> It has already changed, but not for ES6. ECMAScript 7 and later will
> have fixed release dates. Only features that are ready at a given date
> will be included.

Hallelujah!

> Background: https://github.com/tc39/ecma262
>
> --
> Dr. Axel Rauschmayer
> axel at rauschma.de <mailto:axel at rauschma.de>
> rauschma.de

Herby



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