Re: Term “data property” – ambiguous?

Axel Rauschmayer axel at rauschma.de
Thu Jul 21 08:10:54 PDT 2011


Function-valued data properties = methods
Non-function-valued data properties = ?


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Dr. Axel Rauschmayer
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On 21.07.2011, at 16:54, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.com> wrote:

> On Jul 21, 2011, at 3:09 AM, Axel Rauschmayer wrote:
> 
>> Compare:
>> 
>> (1) named data property versus named accessor property versus internal property.
>> (2) data property versus method
>> 
>> Thus, “data property” seems to be ambiguous.
> 
> ECMA-262 is not ambiguous. A method is a data property. Pretending otherwise (see ECMA-357) is folly.
> 
> /be


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