Maybe ban holes, then... (was: Re: lexical for-in/for-of loose end)

Andreas Rossberg rossberg at
Thu Feb 2 13:57:56 PST 2012

On 2 February 2012 21:19, Brendan Eich <brendan at> wrote:
> Some of you don't like holes, but they're not going away in arrays. They are
> useful in array patterns to avoid _ or junk bindings. That's enough to keep
> them, rather than straining to invent more cumbersome ad-hoc replacements.

Are you implying that wildcards are more ad-hoc than array holes? That
doesn't add up for me.


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