use decimal

Robert Sayre sayrer at
Wed Sep 17 20:22:15 PDT 2008

2008/9/17 Mark S. Miller <erights at>:
> On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 6:54 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at> wrote:
>> I particularly would prefer that any dialect pragmas ("use strict" as
>> much as "use decimal") should have effects that can all be explained
>> as occuring at parse/compile time, rather than persistent runtime
>> behavior effects. I have not closely reviewed strict mode for whether
>> it satisfies this criterion.
> Please do review strict mode and raise any issues that need discussion. This
> is rather urgent. Thanks.

What should a reviewer look for? What is strict mode supposed to accomplish?


Robert Sayre

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