May 2015 Meeting Notes
brendan at mozilla.org
Tue Jun 30 18:12:04 UTC 2015
Andreas Rossberg wrote:
> A seemingly predictable name is a rather bad idea, because it would be
> very brittle, e.g., depend on other libraries loaded, or even loading
> order. It's better to have clearly non-deterministic (e.g. gensym)
> than something that pretends to be deterministic but isn't in practice.
> In fact, it might be best if typeof returned the symbol itself. At
> least that cleanly matches the generative nature of the type
> definition. If you want it to work cross-realm, you have to broker the
> symbol as usual.
That's what Niko wrote up:
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