"use es6"; Any plans for such a mode?
brendan at mozilla.org
Tue Jul 29 12:20:49 PDT 2014
Christoph Martens wrote:
> Also, you could solve the typeof null; problem with such a thing
> without invalidating legacy code.
You missed the whole previous lifetime many of us lived :-P.
http://esdiscuss.org/topic/es6-doesn-t-need-opt-in (1JS o.p. -- note
that some aspects are out of date)
http://esdiscuss.org/topic/use-strict-2 (just one of many rehashes)
https://www.google.com/search?q="versioning+is+an+anti-pattern" (good in
It's not clear whether you were proposing
but I think you meant the latter -- yet that would be ignored by pre-ES6
implementations under the hypothesis, so typeof null would still have to
There's no issue with typeof uint8 changing across implementation
versions. Indeed typeof is one way to "object-detect" and fall back on a
shim (if possible), AKA polyfill.
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