Argument matching

Mark S. Miller erights at
Sun May 11 09:50:01 PDT 2008

On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 11:21 AM, Lars Hansen <lhansen at> wrote:
> There are optional and rest arguments in ES4.
> Regarding error reporting, strict mode is what gives you sane error
> checking (generally at run-time).  Standard mode is for all you cowboys
> out there.

As a separate matter, that has been raised by others as well:

Since both modes are to be specified by upcoming standards documents,
can we adopt some term other than "standard" for the mode we'd like to
discourage? I propose "loose".


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