Language modes (Was: Block scoping and redeclarations)

Andreas Rossberg rossberg at
Wed Aug 24 02:08:20 PDT 2011

> That's not to say that I couldn't live with more fine-grained rules, I
> just don't consider them worthwhile. Ultimately, we want to morally
> deprecate "var" for Harmony mode, so introducing too many extra rules
> around it seems a bit unjustified, unless there is a very good reason.

Btw, we had this amusing discussion in July how to name the different
language modes without stepping on people's toes. How about "classic",
"strict", and "modern"?


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