Dynamically changing of loader global

Mark S. Miller erights at google.com
Thu Dec 27 11:49:06 PST 2012


So does anyone know why? Own properties were the obvious choice, so
there must have been some reason to choose inherited accessors
instead.

On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 11:32 AM, Brandon Benvie
<brandon at brandonbenvie.com> wrote:
> It's definitely been my experience that accessors, as found in IE and
> Firefox, are much more fidgety and error prone than own data properties, as
> found in WebKit. The fact that it becomes possible to call them on invalid
> targets and that it's no longer possible for a debugger to simply display
> own properties exacerbates this fidgetyness. Even worse, the prototypes
> which the accessors live on are themselves not valid targets, which
> basically invites errors.



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    Cheers,
    --MarkM


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