let and strict mode
allen at wirfs-brock.com
Thu Nov 15 16:35:25 PST 2012
On Nov 15, 2012, at 4:17 PM, Brendan Eich wrote:
> 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?
I wonder if the [no LineTerminator here] is really need in practice?
How often does
/* whatever*/ ;
x = "abc";
actually occur in real code??
(I'm assuming that the JSC test was just making "let" a reserved id rather than a contextual keyword)
> 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.
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