let and strict mode

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Thu Nov 15 16:17:22 PST 2012

Of course, 'let' short for 'letter' :-|.

Contextual keyword with [no LineTerminator here] after sounds like the 
plan. I'm curious whether you have already implemented this in Traceur?


Erik Arvidsson wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 2:49 PM, Allen Wirfs-Brock 
> <allen at wirfs-brock.com <mailto:allen at wirfs-brock.com>> wrote:
>     This is what TC39 agreed to try when we started down the 1JS path,
>     with the expectation that implementation would explore the
>     compatibility impact.
> JSC tried making let a keyword and it broke things, forcing them to 
> revert that.
> http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/113352
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