On __proto__ as a magical data property

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.org
Thu Jul 19 08:36:59 PDT 2012


Andreas Rossberg wrote:
> On 19 July 2012 12:06, Brandon Benvie <brandon at brandonbenvie.com 
> <mailto:brandon at brandonbenvie.com>> wrote:
>
>     I'm pretty sure every time I solve a problem by mutating __proto__
>     or using `with` on a proxy Andreas Rossberg and Jason
>     Orendorff get inexplicable sharp jabs in their stomach, no matter
>     where in the world it happens. Today I solved a problem by
>     mutating the __proto__ of a proxy handler and I was worried for them. 
>
>
> That might explain the belly ache I sometimes have when waking up, 
> like, in fact, this morning.

The 10 second delay will only prolong your pain. :-P

__proto__ won't go away, though.

/be


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