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Discussion on: Did you know that Oracle owns the trademark to Javascript?

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Anton Istomin

It'd be pretty cool if everyone called it EcmaScript because that way nobody would ever confuse it with Java again.

Also language evolved quite a lot, it's no wonder people tend to explicitly refer to the recent dialect as ES6.

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Nick Karnik Author

That’s a very good point. I’m surprised that people still refer to it as Java! Not their fault though. Maybe Java is the reason Javascript gained popularity, lol.