Array#sort() implementations not interoperable

Luke Hoban lukeh at
Mon Jun 17 16:25:52 PDT 2013

>Andreas Rossberg wrote:
>> On 13 June 2013 23:40, Brendan Eich<brendan at>  wrote:
>>> I think V8 has a de-facto bug to fix. I'm ok with requiring stability 
>>> as a normative property of Array.prototype.sort given such a V8 bugfix.
>> IIUC, current IE versions are not been stable either, so calling it a 
>> de-facto bug is a bit of an overstatement.
>D'oh. Luke?

That's right - IE9+ does not have a guaranteed stable Array.prototype.sort either.


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