restrictions on let declarations
brendan at mozilla.com
Thu Jan 30 11:00:16 PST 2014
John Barton wrote:
> Not silly. Can you suggest any on-line that most JS developers can
> understand discussing how these two forms differ?
> Here are some that describe them as equivalent:
> and so on across multiple languages. Whether or not you think these
> forms should be different, programmers don't expect them to differ.
This is all beside the point, since the unbraced let as consequent of if
cannot make a useful binding (if you use comma-separated multiple
declarators, you still can't use any of the values that initialize the
bindings except in later useless-outside-the-single-declaration consequent).
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