|Written by Ian Elliot
|Wednesday, 18 February 2015
The 6to5 name seems even more out of date when you take into account that what was called ECMAScript 6 has just been renamed ECMAScript 2015.
So, rather than commit to a iterative renaming 7to6, 8to7 and so on, or trying to track whatever ECMA called the next version of its Script, the project has been renamed Babel.
Not a particularly good name, as it is already in use by quite a few other projects, but it seems it was a group decision.
The blog post announcing the change of name also records the fact that it has just reached the 500,000 download milestone.
If you want to try out ECMAScript 2015, or whatever it is called, then Babel, or whatever it is called, seems like a good place to start.
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|Last Updated ( Wednesday, 18 February 2015 )