Security Demands Simplicity (was: Private Slots)

Brendan Eich brendan at
Sun Jan 20 19:41:46 PST 2013

Brandon Benvie wrote:
> Going to the title of this thread, it's my view that private symbols 
> should just auto-forward to the ultimate target no matter what,

Doesn't this allow private symbols to pierce membranes? Or do you mean 
that each trap would have to check a whitelist and throw on miss.

> and that this "trap opt-out" on a per property basis should be counted 
> as a feature instead of a limitation.

I don't know what you mean by this clause.


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