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Rapid Application Development with Mozilla™ by Nigel McFarlane

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5.2. Standards, Browsers, and <script>

Mozilla supports the ECMA-262 standard, specifically ECMAScript version 1, edition 3. This standard is also named ISO-16262. ISO is the international standards organization (but ISO is not an acronym). ECMA is the European Computer Manufacturers' Association. Web addresses are www.iso.org and www.ecma.ch. ECMAScript standards in PDF form can be downloaded for free. With a little effort, the standard is useable as an everyday language reference. There are two other ECMAScript standards. Mozilla does not support either of them.

ECMA-327 “ECMAScript Compact Profile” is a near-identical version of ECMAScript intended for embedding in tiny devices. It removes a few features considered too complex for tiny implementations. ...

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