Relationship between globals, Realms, and global environment records
bzbarsky at mit.edu
Tue Nov 25 10:47:48 PST 2014
On 11/25/14, 1:06 PM, Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
> Assuming that the global object is a WindowProxy then
The global object is a Window. A WindowProxy is not the global object.
> HTML can retarget the proxy however it wants.
> So by changing the target of the proxy you can change the observed global bindings of IdentifierReferences.
That's actually not a goal, and is not what's either specced or what
The global is a Window. That's where global bindings live. The
WindowProxy is a proxy that has a Window as target, and which Window it
has as target can change. Various things like "window" and "self" and
"top" and so forth return WindowProxy objects. In fact, it's not
possible for script to get an explicit reference to a Window object, as
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