typeof null, and criticism of idiots who wrote isNull

Peter Michaux petermichaux at gmail.com
Sun Aug 17 09:30:50 PDT 2008


>From the ECMAScript wiki:
>
> | I think it is too late to fix typeof. The change proposed for
> | typeof null will break existing code. For example, isNull
> | functions have been written by idiots as

I hope, given the new aspiration of "harmony", this sort of language,
which amounts to name calling, is phased out as it only serves to
alienate. Though different word choice, it is quite easily possible to
avoid both name calling and mincing words.

Peter


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