[Harmony Proxies] Proposal: Property fixing

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Wed Jun 15 18:21:46 PDT 2011


On Jun 15, 2011, at 4:25 PM, Mark S. Miller wrote:

> ES5 code can. Isn't that enough of an objection? People are filing bugs over such observable (with ES5's meta-object API) differences among engines, especially in the DOM where this is driving the WebIDL spec.
> 
> Objection to what? This is what I'm confused about.

Much of it is testers wanting conformance. Nerds love pro-forma scoring, and with some justice: interoperation bugs hide in bug habitat created by spec-cheating on the part of implementors.

/be

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