On dropping @names

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.org
Mon Dec 3 19:47:24 PST 2012


David Herman wrote:
> (That said, the generativity does worry me. It's a smell.)

Just to be super-sure we grok one another, it's not the generativity by 
itself (since nested function declarations are the same, as I mentioned 
in the meeting). It is the generativity combined with the obj. at foo pun 
on Good Old obj.foo where 'foo' is a singleton identifier equated to a 
string property name. Right?

/be


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