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Re: "var" declarations shadowing properties from Window.prototype

From: Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.org>
Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2012 23:14:44 -0700
Message-ID: <5024A6D4.2050200@mozilla.org>
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
CC: "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
Brendan Eich wrote:
> My point is not that JS was "right", just that it has *not* in reality 
> changed recently. What's recent, as far as I can tell, is IndexedDB 
> and its use of WebIDL. And at least Chrome is not following the 
> combination of those specs, precisely in order to avoid the same 
> trouble we fixed with 
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=632003. 

Apologies, the above text is stale, I falied to edit out this paragraph 
which I composed prematurely, after finding and filing

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=781739

Chrome is following ES5.1. Firefox due to this SpiderMonkey bug is not. 
That's the only issue I see.

/be
Received on Friday, 10 August 2012 06:15:12 UTC

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