new instantiation design alternatives

Claude Pache claude.pache at
Thu Sep 11 15:21:04 PDT 2014

Le 12 sept. 2014 à 00:03, Brendan Eich <brendan at> a écrit :

> Ob. bikeshed: why not `new?` as the magic pair of tokens? Seems unambiguous given `new` as a reserved identifier since dayone.

If one day we introduce the so-called existential operator `foo?.bar`, it will be quite confusing to already have `new?.constructor` for something else.


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