[[Invoke]] and implicit method calls

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Thu Sep 19 05:05:12 PDT 2013

> Tom Van Cutsem <mailto:tomvc.be at gmail.com>
> September 19, 2013 9:53 AM
> 2013/9/19 Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen at wirfs-brock.com 
> <mailto:allen at wirfs-brock.com>>
>     I really don't think we need to debate this much longer.  We just
>     need to stay the course with [[Invoke]] and I can update the spec.
>     to replace [[Get]]+[[Invoke]] rather than [[Get]]+[[Call]] for
>     this conditional situations. I may also added add a note
>     suggesting that the extra [[Get]] can be eliminated.
> Refactoring [[Get]]+[[Call]] to [[Get]]+[[Invoke]] seems fine by me. 
> It better expresses the intent, and the change should only be 
> observable to proxies.

Is this so? Wouldn't an ordinary object with a getter be able to observe 
the two lookups? Indeed wouldn't the spec require this?


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