@evildictaitor:

JavaScript has types.

@JoshRoss:

If there is a demonstrable benefit, sometimes it can be worth doing unnecessary things. But you shouldn't do something without a knowable benefit. Unless you are a religious man, of course.

@cbae:

Correct sans for the qualifier "he thinks". Comments are always unnecessary, regardless of "he thinks" or "X think(s)", because by definition they are ignored by the compiler.