Why Number(symbol) crashes?

Jordan Harband ljharb at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 00:53:09 UTC 2016


I'm not sure what you're asking. `Number(Symbol())` throws a TypeError.

Perhaps are you using a Symbol sham (that only partially is able to
polyfill Symbols)?

In what browser/engine are you seeing `NaN`?

On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 11:37 AM, Raul-Sebastian Mihăilă <
raul.mihaila at gmail.com> wrote:

> How is NaN useful? Isn't it better to be explicit if you really want a
> string?
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