Ecma, the international technology standards body, has approved the first edition of the Dart Programming Language Specification.
Google's Web development language Dart was first released last November, and reached version 1.5 last week with extra support for mobile development.
By getting the Ecma ‘approved’ sticker, Google presumably hopes to make Dart more acceptable to developers as a proper language that might be adopted across mainstream browsers.
If you are a Google created language then being open source isn't enough you also have to get standardized to even inspire a tiny amount of confidence in the whole process.
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