January 19 meeting notes

Allen Wirfs-Brock allen at wirfs-brock.com
Fri Jan 20 09:28:51 PST 2012


On Jan 20, 2012, at 7:13 AM, Wes Garland wrote:

> On 20 January 2012 09:22, Herby Vojčík <herby at mailbox.sk> wrote:
> 
> +1. I see no point why let e; should not shadow argument e here.
> 
> I do.  It is a virtual certainty that this form was used accidentally by the developer, which indicates a flaw in the developer's thinking -- probably due to cut-paste/refactor code having a variable name collision.  It should be an early error/warning, just like it is in C.

This was essentially the conclusion that was reached when this was discussed at the Nov. TC39 meeting.

Allen


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