Reflection of global bindings

Domenic Denicola domenic at
Sat Dec 15 12:04:19 PST 2012

> From: es-discuss-bounces at [mailto:es-discuss-bounces at] On Behalf Of Brendan Eich
> Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2012 14:26

> Reflecting var and function bindings on window (or |this| or |self| or other aliases) as configurable properties, but refusing to allow reconfiguration, is a solution, however distasteful. Allowing configuration is no good, of course.

As someone who's trying desperately to follow along with all these subtle issues from the sidelines... Why is allowing configuration of such properties no good?

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