import script --> .esm

Yehuda Katz wycats at
Wed Sep 10 21:27:16 PDT 2014

There's a difference between "ZOMG WORKING IN SECRET" and talking to people
and working on something privately that is still being fleshed out.

Not every document on my laptop (or yours) is sufficiently ready for public
consumption for me to put it on Github, even though I put many documents,
in various levels of completion, on Github. Using a term like "secret" to
refer to in-progress work is unnecessary inflammatory.

Yehuda Katz
(ph) 718.877.1325

On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 11:20 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at>

> On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 6:14 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at> wrote:
> > RFC4329 rightly favors application/ -- but this is all beyond the scope
> of
> > ECMA-262. Do Not Want TC39 deciding suffixes. Let developers develop
> > conventions. (Just so long as they do not sound like skin diseases.)
> Well the default browser loader which is still secret(?) purportedly
> standardizes on a "js" suffix. That is probably why this came up.
> (I think text/javascript is just fine btw. text/* works great for HTML
> and CSS too. In any event, for the purposes of the browser JavaScript
> does not really have a MIME type. We parse anything we get...)
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