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TC39 - ECMAScript®

Scope - Programme of work - Activities - TC39-Royalty Free Task Group


Standardization of the general purpose, cross platform, vendor-neutral programming language ECMAScript™. This includes the language syntax, semantics, and libraries and complementary technologies that support the language.

Programme of work:

  1. To maintain and update the standard for the ECMAScript™ programming language.
  2. To identify, develop and maintain standards for libraries that extend the capabilities of ECMAScript™.
  3. To develop test suites that may be used to verify correct implementation of these standards.
  4. To contribute selected standards to ISO/IEC JTC 1.
  5. To evaluate and consider proposals for complementary or additional technologies.

Chair group
Mrs A. Rose Braun (PayPal)
Mrs Y. Startsev (Mozilla Foundation)
Mr B. Terlson (Microsoft)

Dr Istvan Sebestyen (Ecma International)

ECMAScript® is the registered trademark of Ecma International.

JavaScriptTM is the trademark of Oracle.

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