function hoisting like var

Ingvar von Schoultz ingvar-v-s at
Wed Jul 30 16:13:20 PDT 2008

Thank you for your clear and to-the-point reply. I'll
make a /much/ shorter response.

For some reason I find brevity very difficult to attain.
But I'll discipline and restrain my verbosity.


Brendan Eich wrote:
> On Jul 30, 2008, at 3:13 PM, Ingvar von Schoultz wrote:
>> Regarding my explanations quoted below, did they clarify
>> things?
> No, and I don't have time right now to deal with the great number of  
> words you have dedicated to promoting your ideas. This is a shame,  
> since you could have a point, but I simply can't expend the effort to  
> try to find it given other priorities. Sorry, this is not something  
> I'm happy about, but it's not entirely due to my being busy (i.e.,  
> it's not just me -- it's you :-/).
> May I suggest using fewer words when replying than you have?  
> Generally proportionate responses would be best. I'm assuming fair  
> play, i.e., that people are not resorting to too short and dismissive  
> a style of replying. I'm not doing that here, I'm just letting you  
> know I don't have time to plow through what you have written. Maybe  
> someone else on the list has the time.
> /be
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Ingvar von Schoultz

------- (My quirky use of capitals in code comes from my opinion that
reserved and predefined words should all start with lowercase, and
user-defined should all start with uppercase, because this will easily
and elegantly prevent a host of name-collision problems when things
like programming languages are upgraded with new labels.)

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