Pseudo headless arrows

/#!/JoePea joe at trusktr.io
Fri Apr 22 06:13:23 UTC 2016


I like that Headless Arrow Function proposal
(http://bterlson.github.io/headless-arrows).

```js
doSomethingAsync(=> console.log('done'))
```

On Thu, Apr 21, 2016 at 5:02 PM, Michael Theriot
<michael.lee.theriot at gmail.com> wrote:
> Three equals used outside of strict equality might take some getting used to
> `var fn ===> x`
>
> On Thu, Apr 21, 2016 at 1:48 PM, Peter van der Zee <ecma at qfox.nl> wrote:
>>
>> <searched for it><excuses if>
>>
>> There are two ways of writing argument-less arrows;
>>
>> () => x;
>> _ => x;
>>
>> (Where `_` can be any identifier, of course.) I understand why we
>> can't drop the head entirely so if we're forced to type anything at
>> all, anyways, why not at least make it simpler by pressing two
>> different keys instead of three/four:
>>
>> ==> x;
>>
>> I don't believe this leads to syntactical problems anywhere, not even
>> with arrow functions themselves and it's future proof for at least the
>> cases I'm aware of.
>>
>> It's a minor addition but I think it's much nicer than either of the
>> two alternatives we currently have, which lead to a lot of
>> inconsistencies (it's spaces and tabs all over again).
>>
>> Semantics are the same otherwise as `() => x` would be.
>>
>> - peter
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