Function#toString revision: JSDoc comments?

Axel Rauschmayer rauschma at icloud.com
Wed Apr 20 06:48:03 UTC 2016


Right. That’s a compelling argument against my suggestion.

> On 16 Apr 2016, at 16:53, Caitlin Potter <caitpotter88 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> How would that interact with angular.js' Function.prototype.toString parsing? Seems like doing that could break some content, even if it were useful
> 
> On Apr 16, 2016, at 10:48 AM, Axel Rauschmayer <rauschma at icloud.com <mailto:rauschma at icloud.com>> wrote:
> 
>> Regarding this proposal: https://github.com/tc39/Function-prototype-toString-revision <https://github.com/tc39/Function-prototype-toString-revision>
>> 
>> Wouldn’t it make sense to include a preceding JSDoc-style comment in a function’s (or method’s) `[[SourceText]]` value? Conceptually it is a part of the function and it could be used to implement a REPL `help()` function.
>> 
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