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Re: /*properties*/ and /*global*/ now respect function scope

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  • Douglas Crockford
    ... Sorry about that. I was finishing this in an airport, and I rushed the push to make a flight. Please try it now.
    Message 1 of 4 , Mar 7, 2011
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      --- In jslint_com@yahoogroups.com, "jeddahbill" <jeddahbill@...> wrote:
      > The new implementation of /*properties*/ is causing problems.

      Sorry about that. I was finishing this in an airport, and I rushed the push to make a flight. Please try it now.
    • jeddahbill
      ... Thank you!
      Message 2 of 4 , Mar 7, 2011
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        --- In jslint_com@yahoogroups.com, "jeddahbill" <jeddahbill@...> wrote:
        >
        >
        >
        > --- In jslint_com@yahoogroups.com, "Douglas Crockford" <douglas@> wrote:
        > >
        > > The /*properties*/ (formerly known as /*members*/) and the /*global*/ directives, when placed in a function, do not influence the environment outside of the function.
        > >
        > > So in this example, function a gets no warnings, but function b does.
        > >
        > >
        > > ````function a(x) {
        > > ````````/*global window*/
        > > ````````/*properties location, href*/
        > > ````````window.location.href = x;
        > > ````}
        > > ````
        > > ````function b(x) {
        > > ````````window.location.href = x;
        > > ````}
        > >
        >
        > The new implementation of /*properties*/ is causing problems.
        > Consider the following code:
        >
        > (function () {
        > ````var x;
        > ````x = {
        > ````````fa: function (arg) {
        > ````````````return arg * arg;
        > ````````}
        > ````};
        > }());
        >
        > ...for which jslint produces this error:
        >
        > Problem at line 6 character 9: Unexpected property 'fa'.
        >
        > I did not define /*properties*/ - at any scope - and, therefore, did not expect to be presented with a 'properties' error;
        >

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