Propose simpler string constant

Rick Waldron waldron.rick at
Thu Dec 17 21:42:33 UTC 2015

On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 3:33 PM Steve Kinney <hello at> wrote:

> I did some initial thinking about this and looked at Rust and Swift as
> prior art. I started something similar to what was being discussed but came
> across some edge cases as I went along.
> Right now, it's just a draft of notes and thoughts, but I am working on a
> draft implementation with Sweet.js.

I had originally had values with implicit ordinal numbers, but Mike Pennisi
(co-author) and I agreed that with Symbol there isn't much benefit to
making the raw value a number.

Anyway, this is the WIP

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