Separating a Hash type from Object

Igor Bukanov igor at
Mon May 7 14:13:08 PDT 2007

On 07/05/07, Peter Hall <peter.hall at> wrote:
> implemented in Tamarin. ES4 is supposed to be
> implementation-independant. There are many factors that could make a
> feature harder or easier (or just more or less desirable) to implement
> in a given implementation - choice of GC seems to be a big factor in
> this instance, but there are plenty of others.

Yet ES4 adds intrinsic::hashcode which imposes more overhead  when
implementation uses GC  then a native Dictionary class. See recent
discussion about that.

So why it is so? I.e why rejecting Dictionary while requiring

Regards, Igor

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