A new function name property proposal

Axel Rauschmayer axel at rauschma.de
Sat Nov 17 04:48:29 PST 2012


> @Alex: "The name would be more useful if it could be either string or symbol"
> Please help me out :) The function will be assigned to the symbol, right? So using the symbol as name would simply be a reference to the function itself and equals to arguments.callee? Or did you mean the sourcecode of the symbol as the detected name of the function like I mentioned above?


Given that under ES6, the name of a method can be either a string or a symbol [1], I was wondering whether the latter possibility couldn’t be allowed when storing the method name in a property.


[1] http://www.2ality.com/2012/03/private-data.html

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