ES4 draft: Object
peter.hall at memorphic.com
Tue Mar 11 10:27:11 PDT 2008
> The latter. It is weird, I agree. But the enumerator can easily be
> customized, so I want the default enumerator be as non-magical as
> possible - and therefore, as simple as possible. In fact, I'm a bit
> bothered that propertyIsEnumerable is a method of Object yet can be
> rendered useless when changing the enumerator - along this line of
> reasoning, one would think that such a specific method shouldn't be a
> method of Object at all, but rather the enumerator itself.
So how would you go about enumerating the properties of an arbitrary
dynamic object, whose properties could be in namespaces?
> Yeah, I vaguely remember some discussion concerning multiple namespaces
> per property a long time ago (maybe a year ago). It was rejected
> probably due to complexity.
Not being able to combine them effectively makes many of the initial
proposal's use-cases useless, because two use-cases may arise
simultaneously when integrating two codebases, and be irreparably
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