Standardizing __proto__

John-David Dalton john.david.dalton at gmail.com
Fri Mar 18 13:30:44 PDT 2011


> Did I miss new, mutating uses of __proto__ in PrototypeJS?

Nope, nothing new in PrototypeJS.
Mutating use of __proto__ can be found in
https://github.com/jdalton/fusejs as 1 of the 3 techniques used.
The __proto__ fork is only being used by Safari (because of a loong
time iframe bug https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25079) as well
as possible server side usage.

I think it's good to start looking into alternatives to __proto__ and
I would love an official standardized alternative :D
Also very happy you wrote that this will not be a quick change.

-JDD


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