features for es that would make it a perfect intermediate compiler target

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Sun Mar 22 09:07:39 PDT 2009

On Mar 22, 2009, at 5:35 AM, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:

> - it's only if you don't have an
> exception try { } block around your (entire) app that the variable
> gets set to "undefined".

No, that's still incorrect.

>  this is _great_.  well, i say great: firefox
> raises ReferenceError, IE raises TypeError, but that's ok - i can deal
> with that.
> so that's one serious bugbear crossed off the list, and you didn't
> have to do a thing :)
> l.

Measure twice, post once, next time. The list needs better signal-to- 
noise to prevent the unsubscribe tide from rising (as it is).


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