ES7 - the standard

Andreas Rossberg rossberg at google.com
Mon Jun 20 09:18:39 UTC 2016


Async functions are coming along fine and are on track for ES8. There has
been little to zero progress on value types, because they have no active
champion but many, many open questions.

On 19 June 2016 at 13:00, Dan Peddle <dan at flarework.com> wrote:

> Two things I was hoping to see appear to be absent from the spec doc as
> kindly shared by Raul - async / await (
> https://tc39.github.io/ecmascript-asyncawait/) and value types/objects (
> https://github.com/sebmarkbage/ecmascript-immutable-data-structures etc).
>
> Is it straightforward to summarise what's happening on those fronts..? How
> are they coming on..?
>
>
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 6:32 PM, Leo Balter <leonardo.balter at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> There are some other changes, like the removal of Proxy trap and Reflect
>> method for enumerate, includes is also a new method for TypedArrays, as it
>> is different than Array#includes as it validates `this` as a valid
>> typedArray instance. ECMAScript code is now expressed using Unicode 8.0.0
>> or later (from 5.1 or later), etc.
>>
>>
>> One way to track this is searching for Normative changes on
>> github.com/tc39/ecma262 commits until Mar/2016.
>> While the commits are not perfectly flagged, it's another way to find
>> some other minor changes.
>>
>> On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 3:50 AM, Thaddee Tyl <thaddee.tyl at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> (Small typo, the path was changed to
>>> <http://espadrine.github.io/New-In-A-Spec/es2016/>, since that is the
>>> direction we go for naming.)
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