Proxies: Additional item for January Agenda

Brendan Eich brendan at
Sat Jan 9 22:43:46 PST 2010

On Jan 9, 2010, at 9:24 PM, Mark S. Miller wrote:

> Tom Van Cutsem & I are quite satisfied with the alternate catchall  
> strawman we have posted as "proxies" at < 
> >. The current state of this strawman reflects all the input we have  
> received from discussions on es-discuss. It seems to hold up very  
> well to all the use-case experiments we have subjected it to (as  
> gedanken experiments we cannot run yet).

I raised a point about [[Invoke]] not being equivalent to [[Get]] and  
then [[Call]] due to order of evaluation:

Did you or Tom have more thoughts on this issue? I couldn't find them  
in the wiki page.

> I do not mean to monopolize the January meeting. But if no one has  
> more pressing topics, I suggest all of these would also be good  
> discussion topics for es-discuss between now and the January  
> meeting. Especially if anyone has any remaining unaddressed  
> objections to the weak-pointer or proxies strawmen.

We should definitely spend time on proxies and weak references, but  
we'll have modules to cover too, with dherman and samth attending.


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