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Peter Cawley <> writes:
>> And liken it to Actionscript.  ( I admit there are some similarities, but
>> it's still blasphemous ;-)
> As Actionscript and Javascript are both 'dialects' of ECMAScript, why
> do people consider comparisons to Actionscript to be blasphemous,
> while comparisons with Javascript are accepted in a more welcome way?

"Actionscript" sounds stupider?

[Though nothing can approach the pure blecherousness of "ECMAScript" --
not only does it enshrine the name of horrid boot-licking organization,
but it's actually viscerally unpleasant...]


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