Symbols, Protocols, Frames, and Versioning
brendan at mozilla.com
Thu Oct 4 22:04:47 PDT 2012
Kevin Smith wrote:
> Yes, that's the intent.
> And the strings supplied to Symbol.for/from form a single namespace
> across the entire executing environment?
Across the observably connected realms. Independent window/frame graphs
that are disconnected, no need or way to tell.
> So if an author wanted to guarantee no conflicts, they would need to
> use a suitable globally unique string (like a uuid or reverse DNS
> name, or something else of their choice)?
Something like that, in general.
A particular set of related scripts might make simplifying assumptions.
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