Brendan Eich's XTech 2006 keynote JavaScript 2 and the Future of the Web mentions some deltas to the language. This is warmly welcomed on LtU, who add a new JavaScript department.

One of the typing experts sitting int the committee, Cormac Flanagan, has worked on SAGE: Practical Hybrid type checking for Expressive Types and Specifications[pdf]

Not to be confounded with ECMAScript 4, the next version of JavaScript 1, designed by committee ECMA TC39TG1. They get proposals from Mozilla guys, and recently published their Wiki, which also is half-heartedly discussed on LtU.

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