delegating to typed objects

Kris Zyp kriszyp at
Sat Jul 21 07:13:54 PDT 2007

So does this mean that the verdict has been reached for whether or not new 
objects from function constructors can be classes? It looks like from the 
bug report that |this| binding will occur to the class instance. What is 
still open for comment?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brendan Eich" <brendan at>
To: "Kris Zyp" <kriszyp at>
Cc: <es4-discuss at>; "Jeff Dyer" <jodyer at>
Sent: Friday, July 20, 2007 5:37 PM
Subject: Re: delegating to typed objects

> On Jul 10, 2007, at 9:20 AM, Kris Zyp wrote:
>>> The class methods can't be extracted or called without this  binding  to
>>> the object from which they were extracted or in which they were   found, 
>>> so
>>> there's no type check. From the reference implementation:
>> I thought we had agreed that |this| being c instead of f in f.m()  was 
>> too
>> much of a usability hazard. I guess not (although I still think it  is).
> It's an open issue. I sent one message making it sound like the RI  does 
> what you want now, but it just ain't so. Sorry for any confusion.
> Here are the tickets I've filed:
> Please feel free to comment.
> /be

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