restrictions on let declarations

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Thu Jan 30 18:11:42 PST 2014


Thaddee Tyl wrote:
> By the way, even in the current specification of let, we can still
> construct a useless let:
>
>      for (let x = 42;false;) console.log(x);
>
> (which is the same as the example you gave, using "if").

Yes, this falls out of the JS (and Dart, convergent evolution, 
coincidental as far as I can tell) design, but so what? OMG LETS MAKE 
USELESS LETS EVERYWHERE LOLJSSUXZ0RZ! Um, no.

/be


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