{Spam?} Re: Implicit coercion of Symbols

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.org
Sat Jan 3 17:58:44 PST 2015


Alex Kocharin wrote:
>  The code will be incorrect if you pass any regular object in there. 
> Why should symbol be any different?
> For me, its throwing behavior is just another thing that could crash 
> server-side node.js process for no good reason.

No good reason? Wrong.

Just because bugs pass without exception doesn't mean we must continue 
the "tradition".

/be


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