New private names proposal

Brendan Eich brendan at
Thu Dec 16 15:23:26 PST 2010

On Dec 16, 2010, at 2:19 PM, Mark S. Miller wrote:

> Currently is JS, x['foo'] and are precisely identical in all contexts. This regularity helps understandability. The terseness difference above is not an adequate reason to sacrifice it.

Aren't you proposing the same syntax x[i] where i is a soft field map, to make exactly the same sacrifice?


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