Scoped binding of a method to an object

Brendan Eich brendan at
Sun Oct 13 13:34:01 PDT 2013

Erik Arvidsson wrote:
> >... My point is that it seems not everyone heard Mark's statement 
> that weakmaps should not be used to implement relationships except in 
> preprocessors targeting ES6 (assuming we get relationships into ES7).
> Exactly.

Ok, that's what I was hoping for. We need Traceur, not poorly-performing 
and unergonomic by-hand codings.

To borrow from Dean Wormer: slow, hard to read, and hard to write is no 
way to go through life! ;-)


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