Process of proposing targeted deconstruction

Caitlin Potter caitpotter88 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 14:01:18 UTC 2016


Oh sure you have,

https://chromium.googlesource.com/v8/v8/+/master/test/mjsunit/es8/ <https://chromium.googlesource.com/v8/v8/+/master/test/mjsunit/es8/> for instance :p

> On Jun 1, 2016, at 9:59 AM, Leo Balter <leonardo.balter at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I haven't seen anyone referring to ES2017 as ES8, so I imagine we won't have this problem anymore in a couple years. In anyway, this is an addition that won't happen to ES2016, it's too late for that.
> 
> On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 9:36 AM, John Gardner <gardnerjohng at gmail.com <mailto:gardnerjohng at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > There is no such thing as ES7.
> 
> You say that as though you can control how people index language versions in their minds...
> 
> On 1 June 2016 at 23:33, Mark S. Miller <erights at google.com <mailto:erights at google.com>> wrote:
> ES2015 was the last version for which the short for ("ES6") was also in common use. After that, there is only ES2016 etc. There is no such thing as ES7.
> 
> 
> On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 3:03 PM, John Gardner <gardnerjohng at gmail.com <mailto:gardnerjohng at gmail.com>> wrote:
> I'd like to propose a simple yet potent syntax addition <https://esdiscuss.org/topic/constructing-objects-from-named-identifiers> for /ECMAScript\d+/. What's the most direct approach to get this officially considered? I've seen differing procedures mentioned in places and I'm unsure.
> 
> BTW, am I the only one getting confused by the year-based naming convention? I skip over intermediate letters when reading and only absorb the last digit, which makes me mistake ES2017 as ES7, which is actually ES2016, which I get mixed up with ES6, which is ES2015.
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