Minimalist (why) classes ?
John J Barton
johnjbarton at johnjbarton.com
Fri Nov 11 17:44:12 PST 2011
On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 4:48 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.com> wrote:
> On Nov 11, 2011, at 4:42 PM, John J Barton wrote:
>> Object.extend() does not exist.
> Which one do you mean?
I mean Object.extend does not exist.
> Irakli is using Function.prototype.extend, not something like PrototypeJS's Object.extend.
Iraki wrote Object.extend().
>> Similar but not identical functions
>> are widely used. We would like a standard form built-in to the
> You have to specify. But anyway, adding something specific, say Irakli's Function.prototype.extend, would not address the goals of classes-as-sugar.
True by your definition, but not relevant, since I'm not claiming any
goals classes are covered. Iraki is, but I guess he missed your point
about our opinion on classes being irrelevant (which makes sense to
>> Or is this already in the standard but not implemented?
> What "this" do you mean, *exactly*?
Of course I cannot answer "exactly". If I could we would not need a standard.
> No fair acting like I didn't get you a free hot dog while I was selling hamburgers!
We need hot dogs. Hopefully someone selling other things will offer
hot dogs if we keep asking.
>You have to give (with specifics) to hope to get; you have to play to win.
Ok sorry I did not know the rules.
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