__proto__ security

Mark S. Miller erights at google.com
Mon Jan 30 07:13:12 PST 2012

-1 to adding yet another attribute to the object model (expanding it 16%)
unless the payoff is huge. Regarding <
we should simply make a decision one way or another rather than add yet
another knob.

On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 3:38 AM, Herby Vojčík <herby at mailbox.sk> wrote:

> Gavin Barraclough wrote:
>> I just don't see why we would want to muddy up some core mechanisms
>> of the object model, making them more difficult for users of the
>> language to understand, for the non-benefit of making __proto__
>> appear to be something that it isn't. It just seems like a bad idea
>> wrapped in a bad  idea to me.
> One possibility to take the magic away from [[Put]] would be to revisit
> something that appeared while talking about "shared part" discussion on
> non-writable inherited properties. That is, to include fourth attribute,
> shadowable, with default on true; which when false, would mean the
> [[DefineOwnProperty]] trap should be called on containing object, not on
> this.
>  cheers,
>> G.
> Herby
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