A bit confused by B.3.2 - Web Legacy Compatibility for Block-Level Function Declarations

John Barton johnjbarton at google.com
Thu Jun 5 07:08:00 PDT 2014

On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 2:06 AM, Andreas Rossberg <rossberg at google.com>

> On 4 June 2014 23:46, John Lenz <concavelenz at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I don't personally want to write sloppy mode code, but there are places
> you
> > need it (using eval to introduce new symbols into global scope).
> You don't necessarily need sloppy mode for that. In strict mode, you
> can still express it as assignment to the global object.

This excellent solution would be much more widely adopted if the global
object had a standard identifier, like say "global".

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