Javascript is turning into Python?!

Robert Thorpe rthorpe at realworldtech.com
Fri Nov 3 11:33:24 CET 2006


Paul Rubin wrote:
> I hadn't seem this before.  New Javascript 1.7 features:
>
> - Generators
> - Iterators
> - Array comprehensions
> - Destructuring assignment
>
> Sounds like another language we know.
>
> http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/New_in_JavaScript_1.7

Indeed, this is a consequence of Greenspun's tenth rule, and it's good.
It doesn't have much to do with GNU Emacs though.




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