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Waldemar Horwat waldemar at google.com
Thu Aug 21 11:12:43 PDT 2008


Brendan Eich wrote:
> The tradition behind let is strong, and it has brevity on its side  
> too as Richard Cornford pointed out.
> 
> But I'm dismayed that we're still coloring the shed. The real issues  
> are the binding semantics: hoisting, forward refs, etc. Jon Z made a  
> bold proposal there.
> 
> /be

I agree.  Barring significant new evidence, the choice of word is not worth debating further.

    Waldemar


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