Minimalist Classes

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Wed Nov 2 10:11:08 PDT 2011


On Nov 2, 2011, at 5:34 AM, Axel Rauschmayer wrote:

> I think the namespacing via this is a feature, it give the code a nice uniform look:
>     if (this.foo === other.foo)

You can use this at priv == other at priv if you like. My proposal, after Ruby and CoffeeScript, is to support @priv (with [no LineTerminator here] before the @) as shorthand for this at priv.

Try it out, you'll like it -- especially where there's no other at priv in sight.

/be



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