Suggestion: Array.prototype.repeat

Michael A. Smith michael at
Mon Jan 2 14:51:14 PST 2012

On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 3:56 PM, Mariusz Nowak
< at> wrote:

> I like it, it indeed looks very logical, however it's a bit controversial
> that we need to create temporary array object to get one that we want.
> Function (not method) that returns generated array may make more sense…

Is the difference in overhead between instantiating a new array and
using on arguments really worth sacrificing
consistency with the proposed string.prototype.repeat and the very
clean syntax of someArray.repeat(n)?

Michael A. Smith
Web Developer
True Action Network (an eBay company)

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