add stage4 constraint - ease-of-minification

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 22:02:20 UTC 2019


On Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 7:44 AM kai zhu <kaizhu256 at gmail.com> wrote:
> i think there’s an industry-painpoint (at least from my experience), of resistance adopting es6+ features because legacy-toolchains cannot be easily retooled to minify them.
>
> i’m not sure the best way to address this problem? i favor requiring 2 independent minifiers to be able to handle a stage3-proposal before advancement (indicating retooling is feasible), but that may be overly-restrictive to some folks.

Can you expand on what you mean by this, or provide an example of a
feature that can't be "easily minified"?

~TJ


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