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At 20:18 01/04/2003 -0500, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
>Has anyone looked closely at this E4X ECMAScript stuff?
>Robin Cover has a press release:
>There's a blog with some info:
>That blog points to this article:
>And I'm finding myself left pretty cold about this generally.  Maybe 
>there's something more to it, but this looks pretty much like XPath Lite 
>with ECMAScript object syntax.  Maybe that's what people want.  I can see 
>an 80/20 there, though it strikes me funny that they used, well, 
>JavaScript, a language I've been running away from for years.
>No, I don't think this one's an April Fool.

Looking at the number of people who move from html writing onto ecmascript 
as a first language,
it sticks pretty pervasively Simon.

Perhaps javascript is the language of the web in the future...
   Just that it needed an xpath enhancement?
    Yuk :-)

regards DaveP

  • References:
    • E4X
      • From: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>


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