Newly revised Section 10 for ES3.1.

Mike Shaver mike.shaver at
Wed Jul 9 21:49:27 PDT 2008

2008/7/10 Allen Wirfs-Brock <Allen.Wirfs-Brock at>:
> Even if we can craft a
> specification that just captured those aspects of block nest function
> declarations that are identical in the 4 principal browsers would It's not
> clear that anybody would  be very happy with the result.

It seems like that would be at least as much worth trying as is "make
something that's actively incompatible with all 4 browsers", no?

> Arguably, one "advantage" of my proposal is that it equally breaks
> all the existing implementations of block nested function declarations.

I can only presume that you're joking here.

FWIW, this sort of thing is a reason that I'm pretty concerned about
ES3.1 getting into an advanced specification state without the benefit
of any in-browser implementation.


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