Private Names and Methods

Brendan Eich brendan at
Thu Apr 5 17:12:50 PDT 2012

Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
> But you should want to do that renaming because the helper is no longer a method so making it a function that references "this" would just be a likely source of confusion concerning the intended use of the function

IOW, OOP-uber-alles does not work and is not necessary in JS. This is 
considered a virtue by some, a vice by others. Discuss!


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