The global object as the "global scope instance object"

liorean liorean at
Tue Jan 24 17:30:07 PST 2012

>> Andreas Rossberg <mailto:rossberg at>
>> January 24, 2012 12:22 PM
>> Of course, I sincerely hope that the module system will provide a more
>> pleasant replacement for this pattern. :)

On 24 January 2012 21:59, Brendan Eich <brendan at> wrote:
> But what? If it's let-based I'd like to know how it could work.

Since let is new syntax anyway, why not add a syntactical way of doing
the definition conditionally?

let varname if absent = value;

David "liorean" Andersson

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