New private names proposal

David-Sarah Hopwood david-sarah at
Wed Dec 22 21:31:43 PST 2010

On 2010-12-23 05:14, Brendan Eich wrote:
> On Dec 22, 2010, at 7:49 PM, David-Sarah Hopwood wrote:
>> The constraint that the inspector be written in ES5 seems to be a purely
>> artificial one. All of the commonly used browsers have debugger extensions.
> Nope, our little startup (mine, MonkeyBob's, and ReliableFred's -- plus the
> boss) is writing a cross-browser framework and app. No native code, let
> alone deoptimizing magic VM-ported code for each top JS VM.

You don't need the debugger to be part of your framework and app, in order
to use it for development.

(There, concise enough this time?)

David-Sarah Hopwood  ⚥

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