IsValidSimpleAssignmentTarget equivalent for delete?

Alan Schmitt alan.schmitt at
Fri Jul 31 14:15:32 UTC 2015

On 2015-07-31 06:26, Claude Pache <claude.pache at> writes:

> The `delete` operator applied to a non-reference just does nothing (no error
> is thrown), whereas an assignment to a non-reference did throw an error.
> I guess that there is some BC risk for trying to turn a non-error into an
> early error, not worth the advantage?

It makes sense. Thank you for the reply.


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