JavaScript terminology: non-function-valued property

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Fri Jul 22 15:00:08 PDT 2011


On Jul 22, 2011, at 2:55 PM, Axel Rauschmayer wrote:

> I’m still wondering if there is an established term for a non-function-valued property in the JavaScript community (where method is a term for a function-valued property). Possibilities that I see are:

Why do you need this term? In what practical sentence would you use it?

/be


> 
> - instance variable
> - member variable
> - field
> 
> OO literature sometimes uses the term “attribute” but that is already taken by ES-262.
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