__proto__ : Spec & web compatibility

Andreas Rossberg rossberg at google.com
Thu Aug 22 02:35:45 PDT 2013


On 22 August 2013 02:44, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.com> wrote:
> I implemented __proto__ ages ago and it caught on like a non-lethal social
> disease, and that's how it works. The way it works ought to be how Annex B
> specifies it.

It has occasionally been quite lethal to a number of web pages that
carelessly used plain objects as maps. :-P

/Andreas


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