[jslint] Re: /*global */
- --- In email@example.com, Arthur Blake <arthur.blake@...> wrote:
>As to your last question: yes.
> It affects compression (albeit only a tiny bit unless you have a lot of
> global variables, which you shouldn't anyway...)
> And it goes against DRY.
> Probably the main reason is just habit... (although that can be changed
> I'm not saying I disagree completely, I just want to understand better why
> it was done... Are we really going to see ES5 adopted widely (and
> especially cross-browser-wise) any time soon?
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "pauanyu" <pcxunlimited@...> wrote:
> "name" needs to be writable. It has no value by default,Which do you think is more likely, that a program wants to change the global name, or that a var name declaration in a function was forgotten? We won't get an implied global warning, but at least we can get a read only warning. I think that is the more useful default.
> but you can assign a string to it, indicating the name of
> the window/tab.