es-discuss Digest, Vol 95, Issue 9
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> From: Axel Rauschmayer <axel at rauschma.de>
> To: brendan at mozilla.org
> Cc: es-discuss list <es-discuss at mozilla.org>
> Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2015 03:17:54 +0100
> Subject: Re: Implicit coercion of Symbols
> Does it have to be a Reflect.* method? It could be
`Symbol.prototype.getDescription()` or a getter.
>> On 04 Jan 2015, at 02:25, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.org> wrote:
>> Rick Waldron wrote:
>>> That example above is pretty compelling for throw always consistency.
>> With a new Reflect.* API for converting a symbol to its
>> If you agree, please file a bugs.ecmascript.org ticket.
>> es-discuss mailing list
>> es-discuss at mozilla.org
> Dr. Axel Rauschmayer
> axel at rauschma.de
A good name for such a getter would be, IMO,
`Symbol.prototype.description`. It would also seem to fit with some other
common JS idioms, such as `Array.prototype.length`, etc. It also feels
clearer and cleaner as a getter than an instance method or function.
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