standardizing Error.stack or equivalent

Rick Waldron waldron.rick at
Tue Mar 25 11:25:43 PDT 2014

On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 1:38 PM, John Lenz <concavelenz at> wrote:

> I was recently modifying some code to be strict mode compliant and it
> reminded me that the primary use of the Function caller property and
> arguments.caller is to build stack traces.   Now the latest Internet
> Explorer releases have support for stack traces, as of course do Chrome,
> FF, and Safari but only Chrome/V8, to my knowledge, has an actual API.
> I know there was some initial work in this area and nothing is likely to
> happen in the ES6 time frame but can something to be done to make the
> stacks traces more usable?

Take a look at the work Erik Arvidsson has done so far:

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