"use strict" VS setTimeout

Mathias Bynens mathiasb at opera.com
Sun Sep 7 10:36:02 PDT 2014


On Sun, Sep 7, 2014 at 7:29 PM, Andrea Giammarchi
<andrea.giammarchi at gmail.com> wrote:
> This looks like a potential problem when possible passed methods are not
> bound + it looks inconsistent with *"use strict"* expectations.

It’s not just `setTimeout` – other DOM timer methods have the same
behavior. The spec is here, FWIW:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/webappapis.html#dom-windowtimers-settimeout
Pretty sure this cannot be changed without breaking the Web.


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