Jan 30 TC39 Meeting Notes

Angus Croll anguscroll at gmail.com
Mon Mar 11 14:08:02 PDT 2013


No I more-or-less agree with your spiel.
I'm unclear why the group considered let/const is an issue for sloppy mode.


On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 9:57 PM, Rick Waldron <waldron.rick at gmail.com>wrote:

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> On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 7:50 PM, Angus Croll <anguscroll at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Thanks for this Rick.
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>> From the minutes, I'm not getting the rationale for banishing let/const
>> from sloppy mode.
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> Are you specifically asking about my "big spiel"? I stated that
> disallowing any new syntax (not just let/const) in non-strict mode would
> result in stunted adoption and "too many rules" confusion. Despite my
> belief that strict mode is the right mode, I also asserted that it's simply
> unrealistic to think that new syntax is a big enough carrot.
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> Important to note that I'm not speaking for anyone that reads or
> participates on this list.
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> Rick
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