Array.prototype.toObjectByProperty( element=> )

Naveen Chawla naveen.chwl at
Tue Aug 15 21:45:20 UTC 2017

OK, I have written up a proposal that I really hope satisfies every single
requirement outlined in this discussion. If not, please recommend
amendments. It is here:
Do give comments here either way

On Mon, 14 Aug 2017 at 12:14 T.J. Crowder <tj.crowder at>

> On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 7:33 AM, Naveen Chawla <naveen.chwl at>
> wrote:
> > I've never been concerned about needing to allow "toString" etc.
> > as valid cache keys, so it's never been an issue for me so far.
> > However, if I did in future, I would honestly look to delete them
> > from the Object.prototype in my application since I never use
> > anything in there, as long as I knew it was safe to do so.
> I very much doubt it's safe; if you're using **any** library, I expect it
> would blow up fairly quickly.
> It's also not remotely necessary. Just create an object with no prototype:
> `Object.create(null)`.
> -- T.J. Crowder
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