ES3.1 Object static methods rationale document

Brendan Eich brendan at
Wed Jul 16 11:52:18 PDT 2008

On Jul 16, 2008, at 11:44 AM, Brendan Eich wrote:

> On Jul 16, 2008, at 11:35 AM, Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
>> I could live with lookup, although I think it focuses the meaning
>> on the access process rather than on the result. Another, slightly
>> longer alternative would be "retrieve".
> What do you say to Ingvar's suggestion of "inspect"?

Or (drum roll) "describe": describeProperty, which returns a property  


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