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And because updating custom bindings from C to C++ is neither easy, nor fun, CouchDB kept staying dependent on the now very ancient Spidermonkey version 1.8.5. The implications were as far reaching as various package managers keeping that version around just for CouchDB.
- ECMAScript 6 support
Users have been asking for an update in this area for a long time, and we are happy to announce that it is finally here.
Special thanks to Peng Hui Jiang, who took the time to make this technically challenging update possible.