Alternative proposal to privateName.public

Mark S. Miller erights at
Mon Dec 26 10:44:00 PST 2011

Oh, and we prevent access to all property names that end in "__" (double
underbar), which again is probably not what that speaker had in mind.

On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 10:40 AM, Mark S. Miller <erights at> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 7:54 AM, David Bruant <bruant.d at> wrote:
>> On a side note, I have seen a talk where someone mentionned that the
>> "use the same JavaScript in server and client" was partially bullshit,
>> because Node has support for some ES5 features that legacy web browsers
>> can't even emu[l]ate.
> A pointer would be appreciated, thanks. Caja has a rather complete
> emulation of ES5 that runs in legacy browsers going back to IE6. The
> features that we're missing -- synchronous "eval" and the "Function"
> constructor -- are not features I would expect many Node programs to use.
> What other features are we missing?
> You can try out our emulation online at <
>> and <
> >.
> --
>     Cheers,
>     --MarkM

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