Es-discuss - several decimal discussions

Sam Ruby rubys at
Mon Aug 25 08:17:45 PDT 2008

On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 9:45 AM, Mark S. Miller <erights at> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 11:20 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at> wrote:
>> Yes, this is gross. I'm in favor of Object.identical and Object.hashcode,
> I don't care if Object.eq is named Object.identical. Other than
> spelling, does your Object.identical differ from Object.eq? If not,
> then I think we're in agreement.
>> maybe even in ES3.1 (I should get my act together and help spec 'em). Just
>> not particularly on account of Decimal, even with equated cohort members. I
>> still agree with Sam. And as always,"hard cases make bad law".
> What is it you and Sam are agreeing about? I lost track.
> I like the point about bad law. Numerics are definitely a hard case.

Give me a day or so, and I'll post a typo-free transcript based on
running code, and people can identify specific results that they take
issue with, and/or more expressions that they would like to see in the

- Sam Ruby

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