Why we need to clean up __proto__

John J Barton johnjbarton at johnjbarton.com
Wed Dec 28 17:59:32 PST 2011


On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 1:15 PM, Axel Rauschmayer <axel at rauschma.de> wrote:

> On Dec 28, 2011, at 17:13 , John J Barton wrote:
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> Doesn't Object.keys() solve this problem?
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> For getting elements, yes. For setting, the problem with the illegal own
> property name "__proto__" remains.
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Doesn't this same problem face any property of an object-as-dictionary
which is also a property needed for the dictionary to work properly? So
fixing __proto__ is not important, it's inadequate?

jj


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