Early error on '0' followed by '8' or '9' in numeric literals does not seem to be web-compatible
brendan at mozilla.org
Thu Aug 7 14:59:49 PDT 2014
Alex Kocharin wrote:
> Also, "es1000 sloppy" is a very bad idea. We should have one
> compilers more complex, and spec more lengthy for no reason. By the
> time es8 comes out, it should really deprecate either strict mode or
You seemed to miss the part where Mark wrote "The web seems unable to
shed its past." Or as browser vendors say (because they lose share when
they do it, generally), "don't break the web".
This doesn't mean strict mode failed. It does mean no-mo'-modes. We
shouldn't add any more slop. We'll have to live with 'var'. I have made
my peace with it (turd that it is).
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