names [Was: Approach of new Object methods in ES5]
asen.bozhilov at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 14:47:11 PDT 2010
Brendan Eich wrote:
> On Apr 23, 2010, at 1:24 PM, Asen Bozhilov wrote:
>> Brendan Eich wrote:
>>> On Apr 19, 2010, at 4:27 PM, Peter van der Zee wrote:
>>>> ES5 introduced the concept of directives, using perfectly fine
>>>> fallback with no side effects. This was, as far as the above goes,
>>>> perfect. Older implementations couldn't possibly trip over it since
>>>> a string literal without anything else has no visible side effects.
>>> I should point out again that "use strict"; changes runtime
>>> semantics involving eval and arguments in ES5, it does not merely
>>> prevent programs from getting to runtime (i.e., it is not just
>>> stricter syntax, e.g. forbidding 'with').
>> But ES5 strict mode is not change only runtime semantics.
> Yes, we know -- I didn't say otherwise. Is this important to the point
> I was making in reply to Peter?
Yes it was important, because someone can quoted your words. And
someone when read that and will see the name Brendan Eich - The creator
>> For example:
> Yup. ES5 spec is out, anyone can read it.
That was only example which prove my words. Your tone here sounds like:
"Anybody can RTFM" and is not related with my response.
> I don't see the point in your reply yet. Excuse my bitchiness, but the
> noise to signal on this list is rising and I object.
You are excused. My previous reply have questionable character instead
of disapprove your words.
>> When they do syntactical restriction in strict mode, why they are not
>> remove automatic semicolon insertions?
> Are you digressing to summarize strict mode, and then ask questions
> about its design?
Any other response on my question was better than that question.
However thanks for your reply!
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