Jan 19 meeting notes

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Thu Jan 20 12:47:47 PST 2011


On Jan 20, 2011, at 12:29 PM, Oliver Hunt wrote:

> I'd always considered the safest (at least to my mind) solution for removing ASI would be to produce a syntax error at an point ASI would be necessary in the existing spec.
> 
> This wouldn't require backtracking, and wouldn't produce any weird differences in behaviour between non-ASI mode vs ASI (if your code triggers ASI it would fail to parse in non-ASI mode).
> 

Sure. This is the "use noasi" or "use semicolons" idea. It's not going to be enabled just by opting into Harmony, though -- no consensus for that.

/be



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