Two kinds of [] (was: Re: shortcuts for defining block-local private names, plays nicely with @foo syntax)

Tom Van Cutsem at
Fri Jan 27 04:26:40 PST 2012

2012/1/23 Herby Vojčík <herby at>

> But it gets harder with getters and setters... maybe if there was an API
> for simulating proper legacy foo[bar] and foo[bar]=baz, (Object.get,
> Object.set?) generic [] could be dropped without much of a loss.

We'll have Reflect.get and Reflect.set, see <>.
(these are the methods referred to as Object.getProperty and
Object.setProperty that Allen referred to on the object model reformation
wiki page)

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