Proposal: allow primitives to be explicitly returned from constructors
naveen.chwl at gmail.com
Fri Apr 20 13:49:47 UTC 2018
What's the use case? Maybe there's a nice way of doing what you want
On Fri, 20 Apr 2018 at 19:17 T.J. Crowder <tj.crowder at farsightsoftware.com>
> On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 2:23 PM, Oriol _
> <oriol-bugzilla at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > No, `typeof` is not reliable, because it's implementation-defined
> > for non-standard non-callable exotic objects.
> > For example, old IE used to return `"unknown"` in various cases.
> Also `"object"` for host-provided functions (such as
> `document.createElement`); IE8 still does that. (Thankfully IE11 doesn't.)
> (I suppose that would have passed Isiah's `isObject` test anyway, but the
> point is that `typeof` is, sadly, a weak reed...)
> -- T.J. Crowder
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