Mathias Bynens mathiasb at
Tue Jun 30 07:35:26 UTC 2015

On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 9:04 PM, Benjamin Gruenbaum
<benjamingr at> wrote:
> Why? What advantage would it offer?

See Scott’s previous email:

On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 8:42 PM, C. Scott Ananian <ecmascript at> wrote:
> Imagine trying to ensure that any characters over \u007f were
> escaped.  You don't want an iterable over ~64k characters.
> In addition, a RegExp would allow you to concisely specify "hex digits, but
> only at the start of the string" and some of the other oddities we've
> considered.

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