Object ID's

Igor Bukanov igor at mir2.org
Wed Mar 21 07:27:56 PDT 2007

On 21/03/07, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.org> wrote:
>  Catchalls therefore look tempting for building value -
>  > value maps,

It looks like the proposal misses function intrinsic::delete(ident)
and perhaps intrinsic::has(ident). The latter is necessary to allow to
use objects with catchalls under with() {}.

> but without changing the inside of every ES3
> implementation to treat property names as arbitrary values instead of
> interned strings and tagged ints, or possibly qualified-name objects,
> the key type will be constrained.

Rhino does not threat property names as interned strings and do the
full string equality  test if necessary during the property search.

Regards, Igor

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