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From "James Howe (Commented) (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (COUCHDB-1397) Function expressions, evals in SpiderMonkey
Date Fri, 03 Feb 2012 17:31:54 GMT

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James Howe commented on COUCHDB-1397:
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The string "function(doc) {}" *isnt* invalid JavaScript - it's just a string. It only becomes
an anonymous function at global scope if you pass it directly to eval().
                
> Function expressions, evals in SpiderMonkey
> -------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: COUCHDB-1397
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-1397
>             Project: CouchDB
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: JavaScript View Server
>    Affects Versions: 1.2.1
>         Environment: All
>            Reporter: Jason Smith
>
> New SpiderMonkey releases do not eval() a sole anonymous function expression. That is
not a valid JavaScript statement, and so it is not a valid JavaScript script.
> COUCHDB-1302 addressed this for 1.1 and the 1.1.x branch. This ticket is for 1.2. (Sorry
to spam COUCHDB-1302. I saw "Unassigned" and read "Unresolved.")

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