Array.prototype.values breaks the web

Rick Waldron waldron.rick at gmail.com
Tue Jul 23 10:20:45 PDT 2013


I've added the subject to the agenda

Rick


On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 1:11 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.com> wrote:

> First, I think we should question adding plain-named methods to
> long-standard prototypes.
>
> Second, we should avoid cybercruddy names.
>
> Third, we should be careful to break common pairings such as key and value.
>
> Where does this leave us? I'm thinking close to wanting a functional API,
> generic keys, values, entries (nee items), with any method delegation using
> symbol-named @keys, @values, @entries.
>
> /be
>
>
> Brandon Benvie wrote:
>
>> On 7/23/2013 9:00 AM, Till Schneidereit wrote:
>>
>>> Given that, I don't see how we can expect to be able to land
>>> Array.prototype.values in any meaningful timeframe and think dropping it or
>>> changing the name should be considered.
>>>
>>
>> Bikeshed time! I submit "vals" and "items".
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