Detecting the "type" of a DOM object

Rick Waldron waldron.rick at
Mon Jun 25 06:54:16 PDT 2012

On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 9:11 AM, David Bruant <bruant.d at> wrote:

> snip
>>  Firefox is partially built in JavaScript. This code is considered
> privileged (by opposition to website JavaScript). More things can be
> allowed to this JavaScript code.
> In case the DOM is built in pure browser JavaScript (as opposed to
> "content JavaScript"), having some privileged-specific capabilities (like
> changing dynamically the [[NativeBrand]]) can be useful.

Thank you -- Good to have on record in the thread :)


> I'm still internally debating whether this particular case would be useful
> for writing code or whether it would be just a "spec toy".
> David
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