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I'm not sure function level scope over block level is a bad thing. It makes it more Lisp-y. And if you want block level scope, it's about as easy as (in CoffeeScript):

    do ->
        ... local variables right here ...



> I'm not sure function level scope over block level is a bad thing. It makes it more Lisp-y.

Lisp has block scope.


Well, it can have both...


Example?

Can you write Lisp like this?

Function for(){ f(x); var x = 2; }

Compiles and runs with f(undefined)




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