Error stack

Mark S. Miller erights at
Mon Jun 11 16:29:49 PDT 2012

On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 7:12 AM, Brendan Eich <brendan at> wrote:
> Your point about not violating "use strict" or elaborating too much is good,
> but I want to push back on one thing: local vars may be a bridge too far,
> especially with optimizing JITs, block-scoped let bindings, etc. Making
> arguments available is easier.

Revealing secrets passed in arguments? C'mon. Making arguments
*generally* available would be fatal. That's why you need something
like the getStack function I suggested earlier: debugging info is
accessed only by rights amplification, and the amplifier is not made
generally available.

> Erik, what do you think?
> /be
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