ES3.1 Object static methods rationale document
Allen.Wirfs-Brock at microsoft.com
Wed Jul 16 14:27:23 PDT 2008
From: es3.x-discuss-bounces at mozilla.org [mailto:es3.x-discuss-bounces at mozilla.org] On Behalf Of Robert Sayre
Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 2:17 PM
To: Mark S. Miller
Cc: es4-discuss at mozilla.org; es3.x-discuss at mozilla.org
Subject: Re: ES3.1 Object static methods rationale document
Maybe someone could just give the rationale for leaving out Object.extend?
Douglas Crockford wrote that it was considered, but I'm confused since
it looks like you haven't even seen a proposal, and didn't participate
in the discussion to exclude it.
2008/7/16 Mark S. Miller <erights at google.com>:
> On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 10:11 AM, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.org> wrote:
>> And? The doc gives rationales for design decisions. What's the
>> rationale for leaving Object.extend out?
> If the document needs to give rationales for leaving out each thing we did
> not include, it would be quite a long document. What is the argument for
> adding Object.extend()? A pointer to Resig's message or a prior discussion
> is an adequate response.
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