Lot’s of posts on ES6, but this particular one by Domenic Denicola details Generators & Template strings:
Together with Microsoft, the Linux Foundation, IBM, PayPal, and Fidelity, the current steward, Joyent, is launching an independent foundation to oversee development of the project.
We will see a continuation of this trend well past 2015:
ECMA 6 implementation is rolling out and the standard is targeting ratification around June 2015 (this year). You should also read about some of the new features.
Microsoft will have to play nice and not try and strong arm other browsers - can we expect a certain degree of standard compliancy from the giant? It seems they are taking this more seriously, especially under Satya’s new belt:
We believe the break from IE’s past we’ve made to create a new rendering engine will help make the browsing experience for our customers better, and make building Web sites that just work across browsers easier for Web developers.