Why not NodeList#forEach :\?

David Bruant bruant.d at gmail.com
Mon Jun 11 03:46:08 PDT 2012


Le 11/06/2012 12:30, Hemanth H.M a écrit :
> [].forEach.call(NodeList,function(elm) {}) why that? Why not treat it 
> like an [] ?
I've written a section on MDN specifically a while ago to answer that 
very question: 

Regardless, that's not in ECMAScript's scope. ECMAScript is about the 
language (syntax, semantics, etc.), while NodeList are part of the DOM 
which can be considered as an ECMAScript library. However, of course, 
browsers all ship this "library" by default. It is however not present 
in server-side environments like Node.js.
A longer time ago, I wrote another page to describe what "JavaScript" 
mean, because it has become an umbrella term to talk about a lot of 
different technologies: 


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