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Re: Reviving E4X (H4E)?

From: Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 09:34:12 +0100
Message-ID: <CANr5HFWiDdZCTL++GhvCC-ShM+L===+JkxgtHKXvut7MY0Ozkg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen@wirfs-brock.com>
Cc: ☻Mike Samuel <msamuel@google.com>, Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.org>, "Mark S. Miller" <erights@google.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>, Rafael Weinstein <rafaelw@google.com>, Adam Klein <adamk@google.com>, Erik Aarvidson <arv@google.com>
On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 10:56 PM, Allen Wirfs-Brock
<allen@wirfs-brock.com> wrote:
>
> On Oct 19, 2011, at 1:55 PM, ☻Mike Samuel wrote:
>
>>
>> I'm happy with either "string interpolation" or "template".  I can't
>> find "template" in FutureReservedWord, but I thought it was in there.
>> If so it would be odd to have a language feature named "template" but
>> not have any relation to the future reserved word.
>>
>
> There are a lot of concepts in JS that don't have corresponding reserved words.  Object is one that comes immediately to mind. Quasi also isn't a reserved word, but so what.
>
> I also suspect that "string interpolation" would also be scary to significant subset of JS programmers.

How about "formatting"?
Received on Thursday, 20 October 2011 08:35:06 UTC

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