ES4 draft: the global object

Lars Hansen lhansen at
Tue Mar 25 08:45:18 PDT 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Garrett Smith [mailto:dhtmlkitchen at] 
> Sent: 25. mars 2008 08:43
> To: Erik Arvidsson
> Cc: Lars Hansen; es4-discuss at
> Subject: Re: ES4 draft: the global object
> WRT escape, that has seen much less use lately. All the 
> libraries are using encodeURIComponent and they don't even 
> have a fallback for escape(). In fact, I don't see escape as 
> being a property of the global object in ES4. Is it in the draft?

It's in Appendix B in E262-3 and I expect it will remain there in
E262-4.  With Date.prototype.getYear and all the other ones we know and


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