[webkit-dev] ECMAScript 4Ed. in JSC

Geoffrey Garen ggaren at apple.com
Thu Jun 14 08:50:01 PDT 2007

JavaScriptCore is available in the SVN repository: http://trac.webkit.org/projects/webkit/browser/trunk/JavaScriptCore 
. Feel free to dive in. WebKit developers are available in #webkit on  

Some people have asked about E4X in the past, but it hasn't garnered  
much interest in our developer community, nor much use on the web.  
We'll see what happens.


On Jun 14, 2007, at 6:43 AM, Rodrigo Melo wrote:

> Hey, Garen, That sounds good! But as I could see, it is still just a  
> plan, nothing about reference implementation, code repositories or  
> this stuff, right? If there is I would like to take a look.. :-)
> Just another question: What about E4X - ECMAScript 357 - Is there  
> any interest to provide E4X support in webkit?
> There is an implementation of that in the Mozilla/SpiderMonkey and I  
> believe it also interests to WebKit/JSC.  I'm really interested on  
> it, if you know someone engaged with that...
> Some days ago, I started investigating on the near version of the  
> EcmaSpecification, discovered them to myself E4X and found very  
> interesting.
> On 6/13/07, Geoffrey Garen <ggaren at apple.com> wrote:
> Rodrigo,
> Yes, we keep abreast of new web standards. Some of the features in  
> JavaScript 2 seem quite useful, and we've been talking about the  
> best ways to implement them. We could use your help, if you're  
> volunteering.
> Cheers,
> Geoff
> On Jun 13, 2007, at 8:13 AM, Rodrigo Melo wrote:
>> Recently was announced to the community one more early release of a  
>> Reference Implementation ( http://www.ecmascript-lang.org/download.php 
>>  ) for ECMAScript Edition 4(more generally known as JavaScript 2).  
>> I would like to ask to you guys if there is some effort or plan to  
>> implement JavaScript 2 in WebKit/JavaScriptCore.
>> -- 
>> r.
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> Rodrigo Melo

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