[Harmony Proxies] Proposal: Property fixing
allen at wirfs-brock.com
Thu May 12 18:52:38 PDT 2011
On May 12, 2011, at 4:20 PM, Cameron McCormack wrote:
> Tom Van Cutsem:
>> invariants that are enforced:
>> - unconfigurable [[Class]] (Object or Function, respectively)
> Web IDL requires [[Class]] to take on values other than these two, for
> example it should be "HTMLDivElement" for an HTMLDivElement object. I
> have a feeling that the web requires this, as opposed to just having a
> custom toString function.
I'm still hopeful that I can eliminate [[Class]] entirely from the ES.next specification.
What is WebIDL really trying to accomplish when it specifies class values. Parameterizing toString. Trademarking objects? Something else. All the use cases I have seen for [[class]] an be accomplished some other way rather than by over-loading this specification device with additional meanings.
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