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Thu Jan 22 16:21:42 PST 2015
On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 4:17 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.org> wrote:
> Andrea Giammarchi wrote:
>> I really don't understand ...
> I'm pretty sure you do understand -- you just don't like it.
> The annual cycle may fail, but that would be "bad". If it works out, we
> could still continue with ES6, 7, 8, etc.
> I'm leery of revolutionary fanaticism of the kind that led the French
> revolutionaries to invent new month names. Perhaps we're overreaching by
> declaring ES2015 before we've even wrapped up ES6, never mind implemented
> all of it in top browsers! You could be calling b.s. on this, please tell
> me if I'm "warm".
> Anyway, I agree "ES6" is out there. I cited kangax.github.io, and of
> course you're right, there are other sites and tutorials. The ES5/6/...
> pattern won't go away over night, no matter what bloody revolutionaries try
> to enact :-|.
> This should keep everyone from charging ahead with renaming right now. We
> need to socialize the annuals idea more, and actually hit the schedule. At
> that point we *will* have ES6 = ES2015, ES7 = (probably) 2016, etc. --
> twice the number of names to keep straight.
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