Question about Symbols and GlobalSymbolRegistry
brendan at mozilla.org
Tue Jan 27 15:37:59 PST 2015
Axel Rauschmayer wrote:
>> So there's no need for this
> There is one use case (admittedly a rather hypothetical one):
> serializing the Symbol.* symbols to a text format (e.g. an encoding in
Symbols that user-code puts into the registry do not serialize this way,
so why should the well-known ones?
If you want to write a JSON helper-pair (toJSON or a replacer, with a
correponding reviver, I think), then you can indeed serialize and
deserialize symbols. But there's no ES6 backstage default-wiring from
JSON to Symbol.for/keyFor.
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