Proposal to add symbol: "hasInstanceStrict"
mikesamuel at gmail.com
Tue Feb 20 13:56:50 UTC 2018
On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 8:37 AM, T.J. Crowder <
tj.crowder at farsightsoftware.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 1:15 PM, Terence M. Bandoian <terence at tmbsw.com>
> > browser? Maybe it's more correct to say that it was originally
> > designed for use in web browsers but has been and is being
> > adapted for other purposes.
> The initial version was done in those 10 fateful days in May 1995 (the
> rush was to stave off competing proposals). Shipped in Netscape Navigator
> in September 1995, and in Netscape Enterprise Server in December (for
> wild as a browser-only language; only Brendan Eich or others there at the
> time can say what the plan for it was.
> Regardless how you want to read that, origins more than 22 years ago don't
> should move forward from here.
In the hopes that quoting relevant docs can help refocus, the TC39 charter
Standardization of the general purpose, cross platform, vendor-neutral
programming language ECMAScript. ...
Contrast that with the webapps working group charter which does make
explicit mention of clients and the web:
The scope of the Web Applications Working Group covers the technologies
related to developing
client-side applications on the Web, ...
Any discussions about changing the TC39 charter would probably have to
involve the larger ECMA organization
so it seems off topic to discuss them in a thread devoted to a specific
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