Why isn't FunctionExpression a PrimaryExpression?

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Tue Nov 1 12:41:03 PDT 2011

On Nov 1, 2011, at 11:37 AM, Jeff Walden wrote:

> On 10/20/2011 09:44 AM, Brendan Eich wrote:
>> BTW there's still a de-facto standard lurking about on the web that expects eval("function(){...}") to parse. I'm not sure where different engines stand on this.
> No engine supports.  Gecko temporarily regressed to support it again at one point (after having deliberately disabled it), but that bug's been fixed.  I haven't heard any complaints about sites breaking (not surprising if everyone but us, and only for some releases, had correct behavior).

Ok, great news. Thanks,


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