[Vm-dev] Re: [squeak-dev] compiled squeakjs

Florin Mateoc florin.mateoc at gmail.com
Mon Jan 19 01:08:07 UTC 2015

Hi Ryan,

Thank you for your prompt reply,

On 1/18/2015 7:26 PM, Ryan Macnak wrote:


> So what does it mean that "these functions do not operate on boxed values"?
> When the function test is not in strict mode, every invocation requires the allocation of a number object to use as
> the receiver. In strict mode, the receiver is the number value directly. (ECMAScript 5.1 10.4.3)
> Ryan

Ah, ok, so you meant that by using strict mode, "these functions" operate more efficiently for primitive values, not
that they do not work


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