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Re: [whatwg] [URL] DOM API Feedback

From: Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen@wirfs-brock.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 10:26:01 -0800
Message-Id: <E7D6F289-286C-455B-8E3E-C075432C5BAD@wirfs-brock.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On Nov 19, 2012, at 8:22 AM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:

> On 11/19/12 11:20 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> To a first approximation, they shouldn't be.  ES6 classes desugar into
>> functions and prototypes.
> 
> Hmm.  They didn't completely at some point, but maybe something got changed since I last looked.

They do now, see https://people.mozilla.com/~jorendorff/es6-draft.html#sec-13.5 

> 
> "first approximation" is not great if we actually expect people to implement stuff interoperably, not just interoperably to a first approximation.  ;)

Classes and everything else in ES6 will be precisely specified within interoperability being a paramount goal 

Allen
Received on Monday, 19 November 2012 18:26:34 GMT

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