Another de-facto insecurity we need to fix in ES5
P T Withington
ptw at pobox.com
Thu Jun 18 06:32:10 PDT 2009
On 2009-06-18, at 04:06EDT, Brendan Eich wrote:
>> Nevertheless, I'm pleased to report that our v8 folks agree that if
>> Mozilla does this and does not back off because of compatibility
>> problems, they will do so as well. Thanks for being brave enough to
>> jump into this pool first!
> Water's fine, really!
Client data point: OpenLaszlo's class system relied on writable
__proto__ back in the day. We eliminated that dependency about 4
years ago to make our code more portable across browsers (and in
anticipation of utilizing "real" classes for runtimes that supported
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