Saturday, February 20, 2010

Lessons from ECMAScript standards process;jsessionid=E17A1DEBAF4CCA9BE772657C9A3077EE

Douglas Crockford (JavaScript Architect at Yahoo)
Lessons from ECMAScript standards process

Need a clear separation between research and standard setting - a standard is the last place where you want to see innovation.

If you have a great new idea - don't tell it to a standards body
Instead implement it then show it to the world, if the world agrees, then it can become a standard