block scope and function declarations

Andy Wingo wingo at
Wed Feb 15 09:53:33 PST 2012

Thanks for the note, Allen.

One remaining doubt:

On Wed, 2012-02-15 at 09:02 -0800, Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
> At the last TC39 meeting it was hypothesized that the block nested
> function declaration patterns that are actually used inoperably on the
> web would continue to work if interpreted as lexical (let-like)
> declarations.

What about "conditional function definition"?


or Oliver's comments here:

It seems like a valid use case that needs an answer.  The answer might
be, "just use declarations, assignments, and function expressions";



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