The global object as the "global scope instance object"

Andreas Rossberg rossberg at
Mon Jan 23 07:20:56 PST 2012

On 23 January 2012 15:58, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt <samth at> wrote:
> Putting properties on the global object is an important use case.
> We don't want people to need to reach for |var| when they want to do
> this (see t-shirt discussion).  Therefore, we may well need to
> compromise some cleanups we might make to the top-level otherwise if
> it wasn't for these two constraints.

Granted. The proposal is an attempt to address this use case without
violating other goals.


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