Ye olde arguments argument (was: Topic list - pending changes and issues for the ES3.1 spec)

Peter Michaux petermichaux at
Thu Sep 11 14:59:32 PDT 2008

On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 12:11 PM, Jon Zeppieri <jaz at> wrote:


> I imagine the appeal of arguments.callee comes from the fact that it
> allows programmers to rename functions without having to change
> recursive calls within the body of the function.

It makes recursive calls inside anonymous functions possible.

(I haven't been following this thread closely so someone may have
mentioned that.)



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