[[Invoke]] and implicit method calls

Brandon Benvie bbenvie at mozilla.com
Tue Sep 24 11:44:03 PDT 2013


On 9/24/2013 11:38 AM, Brendan Eich wrote:
> Based on all the great input (thanks to André for his summary, and 
> Mark for pointing out "works always" beats "half-works/half-broken"), 
> and talking to Allen 1:1, I'm back to status quo ante: we are better 
> off being conservative designers by deferring invoke.
>
> If we need to trial it as a strawman extension in SpiderMonkey, we can 
> do that, and we'll report back.
>

It seems unfortunate that we have to rely on a membrane for something as 
simply as `new Proxy(new Date, {}).getDate()` to work. [[Invoke]] as 
currently specced gets us somewhere at least.


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