let function

Allen Wirfs-Brock allen at wirfs-brock.com
Thu May 14 22:51:12 UTC 2015

On May 14, 2015, at 3:39 PM, André Bargull wrote:

>> On May 14, 2015, at 12:40 PM, Alexander Jones wrote:
>> > Ah, thanks for explaining! What about the Temporal Dead Zone of let, or const binding semantics, for those of us who are obsessive enough to desire that kind of thing everywhere?
>> ES6 specifies that function declarations are allowed in blocks in both strict and nn-strict mode.  In both cases they are block scoped and have essentially the same semantics (including a TDZ) as a let declaration.
> There is no TDZ for block-scoped function declarations. Function declarations are basically hoisted to the top of the block.

Ah right, I misspoke about on that point.  block level function declarations are indeed hoisted to the top of the block. 


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