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RE: Browsers and ECMAscript editions

From: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 14:53:35 -0700
To: "'Robin Berjon'" <robin@berjon.com>, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
CC: "'Oliver Hunt'" <oliver@apple.com>, SVG Working Group WG <public-svg-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D23D6B9E57D654429A9AB6918CACEAA97D22B4107C@NAMBX02.corp.adobe.com>
Interesting, since E4X is used in a number of non-browser JavaScript implementations quite heavily.

-----Original Message-----
From: Robin Berjon [mailto:robin@berjon.com] 
Sent: Monday, August 09, 2010 10:01 AM
To: Chris Lilley
Cc: Leonard Rosenthol; 'Oliver Hunt'; SVG Working Group WG
Subject: Re: Browsers and ECMAscript editions

On Jul 12, 2010, at 20:59 , Chris Lilley wrote:
> LR> The other related issue is where E4X (ECMA-357) comes in...
> 
> Did you ever see the 'Highlander' movie series?
> 
> In one of them, they basically pretended that the previous film in the series had never happened, so episode n was effectively followed by episode n+2.
> 
> Same deal with ES4.

Heh. But I think the OP wasn't talking about ES4 but rather E4X (ECMAScript for XML), which at some point was part of ES4 but was released separately so as to ship at all. That being said, while very interesting, it seems to have failed to pick up much momentum.

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Received on Monday, 9 August 2010 21:54:09 UTC

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