B.3.1 The __proto__ pseudo property

Andreas Rossberg rossberg at google.com
Wed May 8 09:20:52 PDT 2013


On 8 May 2013 18:06, David Bruant <bruant.d at gmail.com> wrote:
> Le 08/05/2013 08:01, Andreas Rossberg a écrit :
>
>> 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.
>
> What are you saying? V8 releases versions where annoying and ugly de facto
> standards are out so that software built on top of Node.js, MongoDB and
> other embedders only use a cleaner JS? Awesome! ;-)

That would be an option -- I'd very much like to move some of these
things behind a flag.

/Andreas


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