Sugar for *.prototype and for calling methods as functions

Axel Rauschmayer axel at rauschma.de
Tue Feb 21 06:41:22 PST 2012


> There is a proposal for making available existing functions via modules in ES6:
> 
> http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=harmony:modules_standard
> 
> If there are methods missing from this list that can reasonably be
> used as stand-alone functions, then I'm sure nobody will object to
> adding them.


Beautiful, no more constructors-as-poor-man’s-namespaces.

All generic methods could be in such modules, with uncurried `this`. But, with generic methods I’m undecided, they also make sense as “static” methods:
http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=strawman:array_statics

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