Accepting an array as the first parameter to String.prototype.includes

Garrett Smith dhtmlkitchen at
Tue Mar 10 22:18:19 UTC 2015

On 3/10/15, Andrea Giammarchi <andrea.giammarchi at> wrote:
> contains better than indexOf ? I'd agree only if contains wasn't accepting
> any extra argument, which makes it even more (pointless?) similar to
> indexOf.
> If it had only one incoming parameter, you could have `["maria",
> "marianne"].some(str.contains, str)` and win over all other examples. but
> just the `!=-1` or `>-1` as reason to prefer contains? ... dunno, I think I
> have 99 problems in JS related development, `>-1` ain't one :-/


I can only guess that str is a string. Strings don't have a contains
method, nor was one proposed the call str.contains(str) inside of a
call to some looks like a confused mistake.

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