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Re: Javascript examples in draft not technically correct

From: Bjorn Bringert <bringert@google.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2011 13:28:37 +0100
Message-ID: <BANLkTini+f+QXb7mS1BbAqdXwOShcK_Fdg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brook Monroe <brook.monroe@gmail.com>
Cc: public-xg-htmlspeech@w3.org
Hi Brook,

How would you like to change the examples? There are some variable
declarations that aren't at the top of the enclosing method. While
that can be a bit confusing given JavaScript's variable scoping, it's
not really an error as far as I know.


On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 3:13 AM, Brook Monroe <brook.monroe@gmail.com> wrote:
> To Whom It May Concern:
> The Javascript examples in 18 OCT 2010 draft of the Speech Input API
> specification appear to have been based on the idea that variables are block
> scoped in Javascript.  They are not.  Javascript is a function-scoped
> language like C.  While the script as supplied will work due to the leniency
> of the extant interpreters, the examples should be re-written to be correct.
> Best regards,
> J. Brook Monroe
> Travel Solutions Custom Solution Architect, NCR

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