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Harmony

Harmony is a very good thing. For some time now, the ECMAScript working groups have been split into two camps: one supporting ECMAScript 4, another ECMAScript 3.1. The former was a more radical leap forward in ECMAScript (JavaScript), while the latter favored more incremental progress. Ajaxian, John Resig, Simon Willison, and a host of others are referencing […]

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Programming Languages Technology

We can’t afford another browser war

It was with a sense of foreboding that I read the posts that swam past on Planet Intertwingly today. First came Mozilla’s Brendan Eich’s chastisement of Microsoft’s Chris Wilson, followed in a short while by commentary by Sam Ruby, where he wrote: It is interesting how the don’t-break-the-web meme means different things to different organizations: Mozilla, Microsoft. I’m not a language […]