Closed Bug 694360 Opened 12 years ago Closed 12 years ago
Permit unicode escape sequences in keywords (thi\u0073 is a keyword, not an identifier)
This should be a SyntaxError: var thi\u0073; Currently we permit it and actually declare a variable named "this" (although we ban it in strict mode, apparently by accident rather than by design). See discussion here: https://mail.mozilla.org/pipermail/es-discuss/2011-June/015389.html The most persuasive response was Allen Wirfs-Brock's interpretation of ES5: https://mail.mozilla.org/pipermail/es-discuss/2011-June/015422.html No one really disagreed.
Comment on attachment 567474 [details] [diff] [review] v1 detect unicode escaped keywords throws() has a bug: if eval(code) does not throw, the test passes. r=me with that fixed. Thanks!
Attachment #567474 - Flags: review?(jorendorff) → review+
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla10
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