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

From: Patrick Mueller <pmuellr@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2010 08:34:15 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTinHf+Hd9=7Yc=NgeuA7otTW32P+m1Ggspg_QVQe@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>
Cc: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
There was an attempt to fix this, in this WebKit bug:


It's a JSC issue.  I'm not clear what the current status is of the JSC

On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 06:08, Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org> wrote:

> 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
> webkit.org.
> J
> 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

Patrick Mueller
Received on Tuesday, 7 December 2010 10:17:17 UTC

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