Fun impossible Firefox JS challenge

Norbert Lindenberg ecmascript at
Thu Apr 12 10:00:34 PDT 2012

On Apr 12, 2012, at 9:13 , Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:

> At this point I think we need to do two things:
> 1) Understand the actual browser interop situation. For example, do all major browsers accept:
>       var tru\u0065;
> 2) Within the constraints of 1) decide what we actually want to specify.  Do we want
>       console.log(fals\u0065)
> to print "false" or "undefined"?
> 3)  For ES6 we have to decide how \{0065} fits in.

I think \u{0065} should behave exactly like \u0065 wherever it's syntactically allowed. It should be just a new notation; not a way to add or remove capabilities.


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