B.3.1 The __proto__ pseudo property

Andreas Rossberg rossberg at google.com
Wed May 8 08:46:17 PDT 2013

On 8 May 2013 17:41, Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen at wirfs-brock.com> wrote:
> On May 8, 2013, at 8:31 AM, Mark Miller wrote:
>> What about your triangle argument?
> There is another way:
> let obj = Object.setPrototypeOf({x:0, y:0}, pointProto};
> Let's keep {__proto__: foo} in the slightly  disrespectable  Annex B box.  That keeps it together with O.p.__proto and leaves room for future, more elegant object literal syntax extensions if we decided we really need them (and we probably won't).

Isn't Object.create the proper alternative to both {__proto__: } and
triangle for objects? What has setPrototypeOf got to do with it? (And
why is that on the table all of a sudden?)


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