Object.assign and __proto__ property

Andreas Rossberg rossberg at google.com
Tue Oct 22 00:22:10 PDT 2013


On 22 October 2013 04:55, Rick Waldron <waldron.rick at gmail.com> wrote:
> The point of adding Object.assign in ES6 was to pave the wide and heavily
> trodden cowpaths that exist in libraries. As a built-in, the implementation
> can be optimized in ways that would not be possible in library code.

Frankly, I have a hard time imagining that this would ever be high
enough on the priority list for implementors to invest in specifically
optimising it, especially since the potential gain does not seem large
either.

/Andreas


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