Allen's lambda syntax proposal

Brendan Eich brendan at
Thu Dec 4 14:05:24 PST 2008

On Dec 4, 2008, at 12:52 PM, David-Sarah Hopwood wrote:

> Sorry, not the same result. This would be formally a syntax error,
> although note that some implementations do perform semicolon insertion
> even at non-line-boundaries.

Yes, that bothers me (I'm feeling guilty here: I could use a bug on file). But is it required for web interop?  
If IE JScript does it and has since the old days, then the default  
answer has to be "yes", and we should think about specifying the de- 
facto standard.


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