es-discuss Digest, Vol 95, Issue 45

Allen Wirfs-Brock allen at
Mon Jan 19 11:06:27 PST 2015

On Jan 19, 2015, at 10:43 AM, Kevin Smith wrote:

> With ''  that complexity all goes away and I see no particularly reason to discourage constructors that 'new' themselves when called as functions.
> Do you think that's what the new built-in constructors (Map, Set, etc.) should do, then?  (Act as factories when called).

They're currently spec'ed to throw.  I wouldn't change that for ES6. It could change in the future.


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