@@toStringTag spoofing for null and undefined

Andreas Rossberg rossberg at google.com
Wed Jan 21 01:36:36 PST 2015

On 21 January 2015 at 01:28, Mark S. Miller <erights at google.com> wrote:

> * Pages are created by people who don't really understand the code they
> are modifying, nor the semantics of the language it is written in. They
> simply keep fiddling with it until it no longer seems to be broken, and
> then ship it. I used to have more mixed feelings about this until I
> realized that it is *precisely* how I use LaTeX.

On a tangent, but I find this analogy questionable. LaTeX programs are
normally supposed to have exactly one possible, fixed output, so you can
trivially do "exhaustive testing". (Unless you are writing a package, but
then you're hopefully beyond fiddling.) Not so with dynamic web pages.

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