Named Paramters

Benjamin Gruenbaum benjamingr at
Sun Jul 12 15:49:32 UTC 2015

Thanks for the clarification.

On Sun, Jul 12, 2015 at 5:05 PM, Luke Scott <luke at> wrote:

>  On Jul 12, 2015, at 2:48 AM, Benjamin Gruenbaum <benjamingr at>
> wrote:
>   I think my original post might have been confusing so allow me to
> clarify.
>  I'm not suggesting to add named parameters to the language, I did not
> intend to start a discussion about named parameters' merits vs passing an
> object literal (I thing Axel had a blog about that a while ago).
>  What I'm interested in is *where the **is **TC standing in this regard*.
>   - Are there any proposals currently under work (TC's GitHub suggests
> no)?
>  - Were there proposals in the past that were rejected or abandoned?
>  - Was there discussion about named parameters in the language before?
>  Since I sent the original email I've found
> which isn't a proposal
> yet but looks pretty new, so I'll just cc Luke and see if he can update us
> all (although it looks like his proposal ties it to type hints) :)
> At the moment my focus has been on type hints, although I've been rather
> busy at work. I have a few tasks to finish on that :).
>  The named parameters example is one rational why a space should be used
> for type hints instead of a colon. I had brought up named parameters on the
> list at some point and some people suggested destructuring instead.
> Personally I'd rather be able to name parameters without creating an
> object.
>  The status of the repo is it's currently a concept.
>  Luke
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