john.david.dalton at gmail.com
Fri Mar 18 09:14:00 PDT 2011
The __proto__ property has been around for ~13yrs and is now a de
facto standard supported by Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Adobe
Flash, Adobe AIR, Rhino, Ringo, Narwhal, & Node.js.
It's available on desktops, mobile phones, tablets, and even eReaders.
The __proto__ property is a powerful language feature that cannot be
reproduced through any existing part of the language.
Current proposals like,
http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=strawman:array_create, are too
limiting, (it's useful for more than just arrays) and don't cover the
full functionality/flexibility of __proto__.
I propose making it official by beginning the process of standardizing
__proto__ or some addition of equal utility.
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