Array methods applied to strings

Brendan Eich brendan at
Mon May 11 13:58:07 PDT 2009

On May 11, 2009, at 1:54 PM, Brendan Eich wrote:

> On May 11, 2009, at 1:26 PM, Mark S. Miller wrote:
>> [1] To the extent that we also wish to be compatible with
>> browser-specific content, since most browser instances are IE,
> Note that right now, as IE8 is pushed via Windows Update and takes  
> over IE7's share, Firefox 3 / Gecko 1.9 moves to the front of the  
> market share by "user-agent rendering engine" race.
> Of course, IE8 does not implement string indexing, so  
>"abc") returns undefined in IE8. But it  
> does not throw.

Same for IE7 -- undefined result, no throw.


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