Legacy const, attempt 2 (Re: Legacy const)

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.org
Thu Apr 19 10:58:49 PDT 2012

gaz Heyes wrote:
> IE has consts, use execScript with vbs. I think Andrea did a blog post 
> on it:
> <http://webreflection.blogspot.co.uk/2007/10/cow-javascript-define-php-like-function.html>

Any port in a storm, but c'mon -- we're talking about 'const x = 42;' 
written in JS. That has never been supported in IE and I recall an IE 
blog post (from Allen, if memory serves) about why not.


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