brendan at mozilla.org
Thu Jan 22 19:17:54 PST 2015
Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
> And highly visible to anybody who looks at the front cover:
Serves me right for looking only at the HTML!
Not for Allen, who I am pretty sure agrees:
This seems "just fine", not a problem. Yet at least for a while,
possibly longer than some TC39ers think, people will still say "ES6". I
find Andrea's WTF to be overdone, overstated -- but we shall find out.
Even TC39 can make changes based on wider feedback, after it has made a
The idea of a community-approved name or naming scheme brings to mind
that Axel wished for a "community-managed" trademark. Be careful what
you wish for. The Ecma TC39 renaming process (like just about any other
TC39 decision process) was not community-driven, with a lengthy
propose/listen/dispose cycle and some kind of "open governance" (however
Rather, we're still doing consensus among a mix of pay-to-play and
not-for-profit standard body members, where members have to build trust
among developers and work in Harmony, at least in the modern post-ES4
era. Renaming angst, which could become an issue or just blow up for
some reason we can't foresee, is just one issue to address for the same
of developer trust and harmony.
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