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> The history is convoluted, but it boils down to a matter of

> copyright: For legal reasons, the standards organization,

> Ecma International, was unable to use the name “JavaScript”

> for its standard."

(from the sample chapter PDF)

He must mean "a matter of trademark" rather than "a matter of copyright".




Thanks for the erratum report. I always mix those two up! :-/ I've added it to the errata page:

https://github.com/effectivejs/site/wiki/Errata

(Let me know if I got your name wrong for the credit; I followed links from your HN profile.)

Thanks, Dave

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