Summary: prototypes as classes

Bob Nystrom rnystrom at
Tue Jun 28 18:45:37 PDT 2011

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 6:38 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at> wrote:

> It's true, classes want to slide down various lower slopes, over time. The
> "lint brush" problem, I called it. We on TC39 are obligated to hold the
> line.

Have you seen this occur in practice? My impression from C++ and C# is that
most of the language addition over time was at the expression or statement
level and not so much in class bodies.

- bob
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