early reporting of malformed regex literals
Allen.Wirfs-Brock at microsoft.com
Fri Jun 27 15:47:08 PDT 2008
In your comments on the June 11, ES3.1 draft you said:
p22 7.8. Unacceptable change: The requirement to signal regular
expression syntax errors at scanning time breaks existing programs.
(The justification ("since the arguments are the same every tine[sic],
..." appears to have no bearing on that and should be removed in any
If the existing browser implementations don't do this, would you agree it would be better to simply eliminate the scanning time option?
Presumably, it would be acceptable to require early report in an opt-in "strict mode"
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