oliver at apple.com
Fri Mar 18 09:20:35 PDT 2011
I believe the current hope is to kill off __proto__ as quickly as is possible. I'm not taking a position in this argument, this is just my current understanding.
On Mar 18, 2011, at 9:14 AM, John-David Dalton wrote:
> 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.
> More info:
> - John-David
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