Comments on Sept Meeting Notes

Yehuda Katz wycats at gmail.com
Thu Sep 26 15:49:10 PDT 2013


Private state doesn't satisfy these requirements because they trap on the
wrong side of the proxy.

Yehuda Katz
(ph) 718.877.1325


On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 3:47 PM, Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen at wirfs-brock.com>wrote:

>
> On Sep 26, 2013, at 3:39 PM, Rick Waldron wrote:
>
> >
> > The Symbol isn't exposed so therefore can't accidentally be used to
> accidentally pave over the subclass instance object's events cache. As far
> as the "@RickWaldron at events" Hungarian notation monstrosity is concerned:
> the first thing I thought when I saw this was that it would never pass any
> practitioner's peer code review. This is worse then implied
> collision-safety (or privacy, HA!) of "_"-prefixed properties—worse because
> the language is saying "go ahead and do this".
>
> Oh, that's not Hungarian notation, it's just a name space qualifier.
>
> But, if you assume that we will added a real private state mechanism into
> "ES 6.1" or "ES6.2" will Symbol really carry its weight looking back 10
> years from now?
>
> Allen
>
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