Comments on Sept Meeting Notes

Yehuda Katz wycats at
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>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
> _______________________________________________
> es-discuss mailing list
> es-discuss at
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <>

More information about the es-discuss mailing list