David Bruant bruant.d at
Fri Oct 12 08:16:19 PDT 2012


Firefox has implement a Map/Set.prototype.size *method* to query the number
of mapping/elements.
It's not in the strawman. It appears in the latest draft, though weirdly
enough Map.prototype.size is a function with an unused argument.
What about making it an getter instead of a function? I guess we also don't
need the extra parens to request for Map#keys, Map#values, Map#items.

Unlike Java, JavaScript is lucky enough to have getter/setters, we should
use them, even in the spec. The boat for myArray.length has sunk a while
ago, but new constructs can get this right.

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