Proposal: opt-out local scoping
P T Withington
ptw at pobox.com
Thu Aug 28 06:22:41 PDT 2008
On 2008-08-28, at 09:09EDT, Dave Herman wrote:
> As for free references, what can you do with a free variable? If you
> mean you want a way to look something up in the global object, then
> use `this.id' or `this[expr]' (or `let global = this' followed by
> It might be nice to have a standard library (called `global' or
> something) that's bound to the global object so you can have a less
> fragile binding to the global object than `this'.
Exactly. I think it would be worthwhile to have a standard way to
refer to the global object.
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