Status of Chrome Proxy in face of Object.observe removal

Simon Blackwell syblackwell at
Sat Nov 7 10:44:45 UTC 2015

I had a request for the locations of the polyfills, here they are (both MIT

On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 1:16 PM, Simon Blackwell <syblackwell at
> wrote:

> In the face of the announcment that the  Object.observe standard proposal
> is being revoked and commentary that seems to indicate that at a minimum
> either Proxy or Object.observe is needed, does anyone know the status of
> re-introduction of Proxy into Chrome and v8?
> To support both Firefox and Chrome we actually have bi-directional
> polyfills, e.g. Proxy in terms of Observe for Chrome and Observe in terms
> of Proxy for Firefox. Having neither in Chrome and v8 will be quite
> painful. We could override get/set on all properties for all objects and
> re-define Object.create to accomplish what we need in Chrome, but that
> seems pretty invasive and risky. We are trying to move our codebase away
> from doing such things.
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