Moving String.prototype.substr to normative part of the spec

David Bruant bruant.d at
Fri Aug 3 09:24:31 PDT 2012


A code joke from a colleague [1] revealed [2] that 
String.prototype.substr is not part of ES5.1 as normative.
Kangax tables indicate that this property is in all modern browsers [3].
I think it'd be worth moving this method to the normative part of the 
spec and that tests be added to test262 (since tests are on a chapter 
basis, I assume there is currently none for this method).



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