JavaScript 2015?

Angus Croll anguscroll at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 17:52:50 PST 2015


Whenever you mention revolutionary calendar I'm reminded of subsidized time
in Infinite Jest. "ES Year of Dairy Products from the American
Heartland" anyone?
:)

On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 5:35 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.org> wrote:

> The annuals idea was agreeable to TC39ers a recent meetings. Whether and
> how we cut over was not decided, in my view.
>
> Rushing to the new revolutionary calendar would be a mistake. We (TC39)
> need to cash checks we've written, and not with our body :-P.
>
> /be
>
> Angus Croll wrote:
>
>> Name names. Who's idea was this? :)
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 4:53 PM, Axel Rauschmayer <axel at rauschma.de
>> <mailto:axel at rauschma.de>> wrote:
>>
>>     That would be my preferred solution: the name affects book covers,
>>     domains, content, etc. = a significant amount of time and money.
>>
>>     Even worse than renaming ES6 now would be renaming it later, though.
>>
>>
>>
>>      On 23 Jan 2015, at 01:44, Arthur Stolyar <nekr.fabula at gmail.com
>>>     <mailto:nekr.fabula at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>
>>>     Can we leave ES6 to ES6 because it's already here and call ES7 --
>>>     ES2016? Since ES7 not here yet and there are not much mentions of it.
>>>
>>>     2015-01-23 2:39 GMT+02:00 Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.org
>>>     <mailto:brendan at mozilla.org>>:
>>>
>>>
>>>         Andrea Giammarchi wrote:
>>>
>>>             I particularly don't like the idea that things could be
>>>             dropped or rushed last minute just because the new years
>>>             eve is coming ... this feel like those stories with tight
>>>             deadlines where management could easily fail due
>>>             over-expectations on all possible 3rd parts alignment (
>>>             you know, like those 12 different JS engines out there
>>>             .... + spartans )
>>>
>>>
>>>         No last minute slips -- that's a schedule-chicken outcome
>>>         (where the cars do not collide but one veers and drives off a
>>>         cliff!).
>>>
>>>         The new stuff has to board its "release train" or its
>>>         champions and fans will be sad, and perhaps take a
>>>         credibility hit. This doesn't mean larger work must be broken
>>>         down into too many pieces, but that is a risk.
>>>
>>>         Larger work that can track across multiple years is always
>>>         risky -- in my experience it very often aims for a target
>>>         near Alpha Centauri at sublight speed, when the real action
>>>         was over at Tau Ceti due to an FTL breakthrough, but no one
>>>         knew at first that (a) FTL was possible; or (b) the Centauri
>>>         systems were uninhabitable. If you get what I mean ;-).
>>>
>>>         (Spartan uses Chakra, last I heard.)
>>>
>>>         Mature projects can do rapid-er release more easily than
>>>         young ones, for sure. I recall 4.2BSD Unix, then 4.3, and a
>>>         bit of 4.4.
>>>
>>>             I do like the idea of having more frequent rolling
>>>             releases, but yet I don't know why year-naming would be
>>>             the choice.
>>>
>>>
>>>         Does the name matter? You seemed to be objecting on more
>>>         substantive grounds. Don't back off to mere quibbling about
>>>         labels!
>>>
>>>             Anyway, please consider keeping ES6 exactly ES6, we will
>>>             have time to align the ESX where X = previous ESX +2009
>>>             concept.
>>>
>>>             to Doctor Alex, at this point I think you should really
>>>             stick with ES6 or avoid the ES at all and use JS 2015
>>>
>>>
>>>         This reminds me: Axel (not Alex) cannot recommend "JavaScript
>>>         2015" to anything near the Ecma standard, because trademark. :-/
>>>
>>>         /be
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>     --     @nekrtemplar <https://twitter.com/nekrtemplar>
>>>
>>
>>     --     Dr. Axel Rauschmayer
>>     axel at rauschma.de <mailto:axel at rauschma.de>
>>     rauschma.de <http://rauschma.de>
>>
>>
>>
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