Early error on '0' followed by '8' or '9' in numeric literals does not seem to be web-compatible

Mathias Bynens mathias at qiwi.be
Mon Aug 4 23:44:15 PDT 2014


On 5 Aug 2014, at 08:40, Mathias Bynens <mathias at qiwi.be> wrote:

> On 5 Aug 2014, at 02:41, Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen at wirfs-brock.com> wrote:
> 
>> there is already a bug open on this https://bugs.ecmascript.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2792 
> 
> Older bug report: https://bugs.ecmascript.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1553
> 
> We previously discussed this up at the April TC39 meeting: https://github.com/rwaldron/tc39-notes/blob/master/es6/2014-04/apr-9.md#change-escapesequence-0-lookahead--decimaldigit-to-match-reality

Never mind – I was confused. This topic is about numeric literals rather than string literals (although the underlying issue is more or less the same). Carry on!


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