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Re: continue as a reserved word and a conflict with IndexedDB

From: Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2010 11:08:53 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTikGVQ3m4i5cN+QP9nKbS91nHoHwmzCWGBL7-0w2@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org
I'm pretty sure this was discussed and that EMCA5 does make it possible to
use continue as we do.  At least that's the conclusion we had with delete.
 My guess is that the JavaScriptCore (WebKit's main JavaScript engine)
parser needs to be changed.  If so, you should probably file a bug at


On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 2:27 AM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:

> I just noticed that the cursor "continue" method in IndexedDB runs afoul of
> the Safari js parser, with "continue" being a reserved word.
> Was there any discussion on this issue? Should there be? Should I not worry
> about it, and use  cursor['continue'] instead of cursor.continue() ?
> -Charles
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