Changing [[Prototype]]

David Bruant bruant.d at
Fri Dec 28 04:22:54 PST 2012

Le 28/12/2012 12:51, Andreas Rossberg a écrit :
> On 28 December 2012 11:51, David Bruant <bruant.d at 
> <mailto:bruant.d at>> wrote:
>     Le 28/12/2012 11:20, Brendan Eich a écrit :
>         David Bruant wrote:
>             What about a specific section of the spec called "de facto
>             standards"? It would indicate that it's part of the
>             standard, but is a scar from history rather than a legit
>             feature.
>             An intro would explain what this is all about.
>             It would be an interesting middleground between normal
>             spec features (which people take for the Holy Graal) and
>             appendices (which people will skip).
>             __{define|lookup}{G|S}etter__ would fit well in this section.
>         Those never made it into IE. Why include them? There's a
>         bright line drawn by interop.
>     I've seen Node.js code with it.
> That's a good point, actually. I, for one, do not understand the 
> criteria by which we chose to include __proto__ but not 
> __defineGetter__ and friends.
Maybe the point that it was widely used in Node.js was never brought up? 
I discovered the first use of it a couple of weeks ago and I did the 
Google/node_module research I posted while writing the message.

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