Re: Terminology: “non-method function”

Axel Rauschmayer axel at
Tue Apr 10 18:07:28 PDT 2012

Or, if we could somehow express that a “non-method” has no dynamic dependencies and e.g. call it “static function” or “lexical function”.

> However, in JS we have:
>      callableObject instanceof Function
> Thus, how about the following:
> - Function: a callable object
> - Method: A function that has a dynamic this (or super) dependency.
> - Callback: A function that does not have a dynamic this dependency.

Dr. Axel Rauschmayer
axel at


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