Hopefully last word on Use Strict Directive syntax

David-Sarah Hopwood david-sarah at jacaranda.org
Tue Jun 9 10:45:47 PDT 2009

Douglas Crockford wrote:
> David-Sarah Hopwood wrote:
>> Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
>>> Waldemar's notes from the last TC39 F2F say:
>>> "use strict" resolution:  A use strict directive must be the literal
>>> string "use strict".  It must occur before any statement other than
>>> other literal string-semicolon pairs.
>> This change is highly inconvenient for me. [explanation snipped]
> A programmer of your talent should not be attempting to corrupt a
> standard over such a trivial objection.

It's not "corrupting the standard"; the alternative I suggested was
equally reasonable.

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