Comments on Sept Meeting Notes

Mark S. Miller erights at google.com
Fri Sep 27 05:24:44 PDT 2013


That's fine for an unregistered Symbol, i.e., one created by calling the
Symbol constructor. What about a registered Symbol, i.e., one created by
calling Symbol.for?


On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 6:03 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.com> wrote:

> Mark S. Miller <mailto:erights at google.com>
>> September 26, 2013 6:01 PM
>>
>> Hi Yehuda, I think I understand everything on your list except "debugger
>> friendly names". I agree that seeing a GUID in a debugger is unfriendly,
>> and I understand why a debugger would not show a Symbol that way. But how
>> would a debugger show a Symbol? Where does a Symbol's debugger-friendly
>> name come from?
>>
>
> The actual parameter to the Symbol constructor, converted to string.
>
> /be
>



-- 
    Cheers,
    --MarkM
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