global object in strict mode

John J Barton johnjbarton at
Thu Aug 23 15:59:08 PDT 2012

Long ago this list had a subject:

How to retrieve the global object in strict mode?

Roughly the conclusion was:

  var global = ("global", eval)("this");

However Content Security Policy

bans 'eval', (as well as all similar forms) making this solution fail.

Is there a non-eval based solution?


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