In what ways does the following "eval" regularity break?

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Thu Oct 30 14:25:40 PDT 2008


On Oct 30, 2008, at 1:24 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> The reason I asked about the change in Mozilla behavior was to see  
> if we had evidence of this behavior not being Web-compatible; but it  
> seems not.

Definitely not. Having now done the CVS archeology and read the bugs,  
it was all a case of fixing bugs in indirect eval without intending to  
make it local, where the fixes had the consequence of making it local.

/be


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