My ECMAScript 7 wishlist

Brendan Eich brendan at
Tue Sep 23 19:37:53 PDT 2014

Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> This works great as a general principle, but honestly tons of
> languages have already forged this path.  It's pretty straightforward,
> I think.

I made the case for building it in sooner, but TC39 wanted "less sooner" 
based on library usage. There was a minority position (as voiced; could 
be majority) that argued JS is different, object detection plus optional 
"fields" means this is the wrong direction.


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