Frozen Date objects?

Anne van Kesteren annevk at
Wed Jul 17 15:37:39 PDT 2013

On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 3:24 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at> wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> Right, but we all use a number (and newer specs reflect that). Per
>> your explanation above that makes sense and I guess we should continue
>> to do that then. Not sure if startTime can still be changed.
> I hope so. At the very least, can you forward my reply to the editors
> responsible for those Date uses? (I'm not aware of
usage beyond HTML, but I'll be on the lookout.)

Having gone through all this, for the case I was considering it for it
still seems relevant and the questions remain. Namely, communicating
to the end-user notification system at what point an event for which
the notification is generated will be happening or has happened. And
exposing the communicated time back to the developer.


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