Non-generic traps for non-generic objects (was: Overriding Map/etc with get/set hooks?)

Jason Orendorff jason.orendorff at
Fri May 31 13:31:51 PDT 2013

On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 11:52 AM, Allen Wirfs-Brock
<allen at>wrote:

> I don't think we have a consensus yet within TC39 WRT whether providing
> abstract classes of this sort  is a good idea for JS, so I would be
> reluctant to push the matter to the committee at this time.

I didn't mean to suggest the idea already had consensus.

Note that we have a similar issue in the ES6 spec. WRT Array.prototype
> methods and TypedArray.  [...] We will have to resolve this one way or
> another this summer.

Yes, that is a similar issue. Thanks, Allen.

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