An Introduction to JS-Ctypes

Brendan Eich brendan at
Sat Sep 17 21:07:04 PDT 2011

On Sep 17, 2011, at 10:48 PM, Andrea Giammarchi wrote:

> So here I don't understand why Sam had to bring it into the discussion ... anyway, still missing the answer from you Brendan:
> Why is bringing StructType and requires an "object description" per each created instance ?

Binary data does no such thing! The descriptors are per generated type-constructor, not per instance.

> What is wrong with new DefinedStruct(propA = 123, propB = 456); or why this has not been considered ???

I have no idea what that syntax even means. Are you assigning to free variables in a call to DefineStruct, or showing parameter default values in the head of a DefineStruct function definition, or what?

Losing patience here...


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