Minimalist Classes

Quildreen Motta quildreen at
Wed Nov 2 10:52:53 PDT 2011

On 02/11/11 15:42, Erik Corry wrote:
> 2011/11/2 Quildreen Motta<quildreen at>:
>>> I don't think hard coding the name of the super-constructor is a
>>> problem.
>> It is when you take into account that functions in JavaScript are not bound
>> to an object, they are generic. You can simply assign any function to any
>> object and it'll most likely just work.
> I think the chances are slim that you can take a function that does a
> super call, put it on a different object, and it will 'just work'.
> It's a pretty rare case.
"most likely". Also, it should work if |super| were dynamically 
resolved, as long as the object implemented what's required by the call.

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