Proposal: Abstract References
Mark S. Miller
erights at google.com
Tue Oct 21 13:33:05 PDT 2014
Let's not invent a new mechanism when the existing WeakMaps already have
exactly the right core semantics, and (but for a temporary implementation
dead end) already admit of an efficient implementation.
On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 1:30 PM, Kevin Smith <zenparsing at gmail.com> wrote:
>> That said, this is really elegant and if nothing else it seems like good
>> underpinnings for some slightly-higher-level private state abstraction.
> Right - the idea is that sugar could be introduced over this for declaring
> private fields. Also, this proposal doesn't depend upon WeakMaps for
> private fields, per se. We could imagine some new, opaque thing that uses
> the same "referenceGet/Set/Delete" mechanism.
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