Make comma at the end of line optional

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 20:57:53 UTC 2017


On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 1:49 PM, Алексей <agat00 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Think of it from a different way: if there would be no ',' how would you
> react on the idea of adding it? Peaty sour every one would decide that would
> be a complete nonsense.

This sort of hypothetical isn't useful; you're not proposing switching
over to *solely* comma-less, you're proposing a *mixture* of comma and
comma-less being allowed.  That has very different ergonomics than
either all-comma or all-comma-less.

The hypothetical comma-less language would also have made many
different syntax decisions over the years to accommodate that, which
current JS has *not* made.  This causes the sorts of problems that
Claude/etc have pointed out.

~TJ


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