Question about allowed characters in identifier names

Mathias Bynens mathias at
Thu Sep 5 10:40:18 PDT 2013

On 5 Sep 2013, at 19:37, Norbert Lindenberg <ecmascript at> wrote:

> On Sep 5, 2013, at 1:06 , Mathias Bynens <mathias at> wrote:
>> On 26 Aug 2013, at 04:08, Norbert Lindenberg <ecmascript at> wrote:
>>> On Aug 24, 2013, at 23:43 , Mathias Bynens <mathias at> wrote:
>>>> I would suggest adding something like `String.isIdentifier` which accepts a multi-symbol string or an array of code points to the strawman. Seems useful to be able to do `String.isIdentifier('foobar')`
>>> What would be the use case(s) for that?
>> Tools like
> I see nothing on that page about identifiers.

Sorry, wrong link. I meant this one:

> Note that String methods in general don't know anything about Unicode escapes - those are handled by the ECMAScript or JSON parsers.

Of course.

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