new function syntax and poison pill methods

Mark S. Miller erights at
Fri Oct 26 18:04:11 PDT 2012

On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 5:45 PM, Waldemar Horwat <waldemar at>wrote:

>> How about: there must be no /nonstandard non-configurable properties/ of
>> standard objects.
> Wouldn't that just preclude us from ever adding new standard
> non-configurable properties to standard objects in the future?

AFAICT, it would mean that, if these properties become standard starting in
version N+1, an implementation conforming to version N must either
* not have these properties,
* must have them be configurable, or
* must instead claim that it is now attempting conformance with N+1.

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