Strawman proposal: new `is` operator

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sun Aug 24 15:39:44 PDT 2014


On Sun, 24 Aug 2014, Isiah Meadows wrote:
> 
> One big question I have is whether a different keyword should be used 
> (`isa`, etc), given its use as a keyword synonym to `===` in many 
> compile-to-JS languages, most notably CoffeeScript.

"is" is used to mean "is an instance of or an instance of a subclass of" 
in C# and modern Pascals, FWIW. Perl uses "isa" for this.

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