On __proto__ as a magical data property

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.org
Wed Jul 18 11:19:53 PDT 2012

David Bruant wrote:
> Im my humble opinion, making Object.prototype.__proto__ configurable 
> (and actually deletable) [1] should be a much highier priority than 
> choosing from data to accessor property. 

Please don't thread-jack, and for no benefit (the current ES6 draft, 
although it puts __proto__ in Annex B still [to be moved to the main 
spec], does specify it as configurable).

Fixing that SpiderMonkey bug you cite is important. I'll leave that to 
Jeff et al.


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