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Brendan Eich mentions features that are candidates for ECMAScript 6, 7 and 8:
better compilation target . I am very excited about macros possibly
making it into ECMAScript 8. Just three benefits:
- Easily create embedded domain-specific languages (for HTML fragments, queries, GUI definitions, etc.).
- Invent new more concise syntax for specific tasks (this one is
mainly for – gifted – library authors). If you wanted to, you could also
call the result a domain-specific language.
- Any new syntax introduced after ECMAScript 8 can be retrofitted to previous versions via macros.
- ECMAScript.next: the “TXJS” update by Eich
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