Why ES6 introduced classes yet `Symbol` not to be used with `new`?

Oriol Bugzilla oriol-bugzilla at hotmail.com
Sun Aug 14 22:58:28 UTC 2016

Probably, because symbols are primitive values, and constructors only create and initialize objects.

So you are supposed to call it as a function instead of as a a constructor.

That said, it might make sense for `new Symbol()` to return a symbol object. But instead, you can use



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