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

Mark S. Miller erights at
Mon Sep 15 14:04:02 PDT 2008

On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 1:40 PM, Mike Shaver <mike.shaver at> wrote:
> The important thing here seems to be decoupling "called function
> capture" from "arguments to this function", since people are meaning
> to do the latter and inadvertently doing the former.

That's a good characterization. Fortunately, in any ES3 compliant
implementation of ES3, nothing more is needed to provide the former.
Just name your function. By itself, this is as convenient -- as well
as more understandable -- as any of the "conveniences" that have been
proposed to help with this non-problem.


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