Non-binding destructuring assignment

Brendan Eich brendan at
Wed Apr 29 16:40:01 UTC 2015

Andreas Rossberg wrote:
> I agree that we should have wildcard patterns. I also think that array 
> elisions are a non-solution, because you need a magnifier to read or 
> count them,


> and they square oddly with optional commas in the end.

Old rule: allowing one (and only one) comma at end for maintainabilitiy 
does not make an elision. For that you need a comma at the front or two 
commas adjacent in the middle. Ok, odd but old too (ES3), and your 
"commas" plural oversold it :-P.


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