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Point taken; yes, when I said they were still different, I meant the simplicity of the tool and how its output is higher level than machine code.

But as you all say, this is just a spectrum. Perhaps the future generation will call JavaScript a low-level language :)

It's really not even a spectrum. Babel is a fancier compiler than PCC was.

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