Comments on Sept Meeting Notes

Kevin Smith zenparsing at gmail.com
Tue Sep 24 21:22:04 PDT 2013


>  Now, one might argue that using the string "std:iterator" (or equivalent)
>> would present a backward compatibility hazard for legacy code using objects
>> as maps.  I'll have to think about that one...
>>
>
> Problem is polyfillability, and Map polyfill with O(n^2) complexity is a
> loser in general. People want to use symbol in object. Downrev can mock
> symbols with randomized strings.


Also, form[*], document.all[*], etc, will all continue to use arbitrary
element IDs as property names, which may bear on the argument (I'm not sure
how, yet).

{ Kevin }
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