Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Wed Jun 18 06:52:01 PDT 2014

On 6/18/14, 3:40 AM, Dmitry Soshnikov wrote:
> Personally I think two traps are more intuitive and convenient (and are
> present in many other languages: C++, Ruby, etc)

C++ has the sorts of restrictions on calling the superclass constructor 
(have to do it up front, can't skip doing it) that the @@new proposal 
has, no?

> and that "parent constructor should always be called"
> is a subjective, and just one of the semantics.

While true, I'd like to see a concrete proposal about how we actually 
proceed with making the web platform subclassable in the @@create world. 
  Whereas in the @@new world subclassibility by default is at least 
somewhat viable...


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