Weak event listener

Sam Tobin-Hochstadt samth at ccs.neu.edu
Tue Mar 26 09:30:15 PDT 2013


On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 12:28 PM, Rick Waldron <waldron.rick at gmail.com> wrote:
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>
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> On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 12:23 PM, Domenic Denicola
> <domenic at domenicdenicola.com> wrote:
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>> From: Rick Waldron [waldron.rick at gmail.com]
>>
>> > TC39 reached consensus on the inclusion of WeakSet, though it needs to
>> > be designed:
>> >
>> > https://github.com/rwldrn/tc39-notes/blob/master/es6/2012-09/sept-19.md#weakset
>>
>> Is this ES6 timeframe, or ES7? I have run into a few use cases for it
>> since hearing this, and was hoping it was on-track.
>
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> The discussion immediately preceding that discussion indicates that WeakSet
> will be a requirement of Proxy:
>
> https://github.com/rwldrn/tc39-notes/blob/master/es6/2012-09/sept-19.md#proxy-and-private-names

Note that this requirement is conditional on a particular approach
(which I still favor) to the interaction between proxies and private
names, and so since that's still up in the air, the WeakSet
requirement for ES6 may go away.

Sam


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