B.3.1 The __proto__ pseudo property

Allen Wirfs-Brock allen at wirfs-brock.com
Wed May 8 07:53:29 PDT 2013


On May 8, 2013, at 12:01 AM, Andreas Rossberg wrote:

> On 8 May 2013 07:10, Mark Miller <erights at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What would be gained by
>> moving the property alone to Annex B? If nothing, then I think this
>> consistency should win.
> 
> JavaScript implementations in new or existing eco systems that are not
> poisoned by web legacy wouldn't be obliged to support it. It's the
> difference between acknowledging web reality and forcing web reality
> on everybody.

+1

The object literal special form could go either place.  I think the O.p properties should be in Annex B and I'm fine with also placing the object literal __proto__ special form there too, based on a consistency argument.

Allen



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