Classes: Enumerability of methods and constructor

Russell Leggett russell.leggett at
Tue Mar 27 06:39:37 PDT 2012

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 7:22 AM, Brendan Eich <brendan at> wrote:

> Andrea Giammarchi wrote:
>> One thing does not scale well in current prototype logic, what has been
>> flagged in the proto is not inherited with same descriptor per each
>> instance ( arguable if expected or not )
> You mean when the prototype property is shadowed in the instance by a
> property of the same name created by assignment?
> That's true and it goes back to the dawn of time. It's not going to
> change, but as you note, ES5 provides tools other than assignment to create
> properties with non-default attributes.

At least if you stick with the class syntax and extension to overwrite
parent properties, it will remain consistent.

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