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

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2012 09:30:11 -0400
Message-ID: <50250CE3.4020106@mit.edu>
To: public-script-coord@w3.org
On 8/10/12 2:08 AM, Brendan Eich wrote:
> The most recent ECMA-262 spec, the 5th edition, tried going the other
> way, toward "own", but we at Mozilla for Firefox implemented ES5 and ran
> into trouble (see bug above), so we filed an ES5 erratum that was fixed
> for the ISO version of ES5, and reverted our implementation in
> SpiderMonkey to the long-standing de-facto standard.

Ah, lovely.  I'd missed this last bit happening, and hence also missed 
that the current behavior was no longer correct.

Good, good.  ;)

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