excluding features from sloppy mode

Andreas Rossberg rossberg at google.com
Sun Dec 30 03:55:20 PST 2012


On 30 December 2012 11:58, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.com> wrote:
> Two separate things:
>
> 1. All new syntax with code bodies makes strict-by-fiat code bodies.
>
> 2. New parameter forms restrict duplicate parameters.
>
> Neither entails "various features locally chang[ing] the semantics of
> unrelated constructs"-- unless by "local" you mean the new syntax's head and
> "unrelated" the new syntax's body!

I did. It boils down to: I have this construct used locally here. For
how many different syntactic constructs do I have to look out for in
the context to determine what it means?

/Andreas


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