Bound instance-function vending (was RE: Arrow binding)

Angus Croll anguscroll at
Sun Apr 29 09:30:48 PDT 2012

On Apr 29, 2012, at 1:28, Brendan Eich <brendan at> wrote:

> Axel Rauschmayer wrote:
>> I am not saying that the transition from the old rules to the new rules will be entirely painless, but if the new rules are simple, that pain is worth it, IMHO.
> There are no new rules. Some functions ignore |this| or bind it rather than using it. These differences in kind do not change due to arrows.

Is there lexical |this| binding in ES5?


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