Unbound arrow functions?

Erik Arvidsson erik.arvidsson at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 17:31:18 UTC 2015


ES'15 provides dedicated method syntax. What are your use cases that are
not covered by methods?

On Sat, Jun 20, 2015 at 12:13 PM Isiah Meadows <impinball at gmail.com> wrote:

> There already exists a syntax for lexically bound functions, but couldn't
> there be an unbound counterpart? I am aware I brought this up before, but
> I'm still missing it with smaller methods that still need `this`. It's easy
> to macro, but it feels weird to have a lexically bound lambda and not an
> unbound equivalent to the anonymous function expression.
>
> <aside class="biased">
> Also, it's the only reason CoffeeScript still seems attractive in any way.
> I know I'm a little opinionated in this area, but I'd rather use ES 2015 to
> CoffeeScript any day.
> </aside>
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