Strict mode recap
jaz at bu.edu
Wed Apr 2 18:06:20 PDT 2008
On 4/2/08, Lars Hansen <lhansen at adobe.com> wrote:
> > Lars, does this mean that expr::[expr] can't introduce
> > lexical bindings? Or: in strict mode, it can't, but in
> > standard it can?
> It can't introduce bindings; it's just a name.
I meant something like:
var foo::[bar] = baz;
My objection to expr::[expr] in earlier messages was based on the
assumption that these computed names could be used on the left-hand
side of an assignment expression -- which, I'm pretty sure, is
So, for example:
var foo = "hello";
null::["foo"] = "goodbye";
print(foo); // prints "goodbye"
But I guess there are two cases: one where a new binding would be
introduced and another where the expression would evaluate to an
already bound name (as in the previous example).
So... are either of those cases legal?
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