The Name of the Name

Brendan Eich brendan at
Wed Aug 1 15:58:23 PDT 2012

Oops, you're right.

I could go for Symbol.


Mark S. Miller wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 3:44 PM, Brendan Eich<brendan at>  wrote:
>> [...] However in print, Name can work as well as Symbol or other terms.
> If we call the category of things that Object.getOwnPropertyNames does
> not return "Name"s, ...
> It is too late to rename getOwnPropertyNames.

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