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Fri Feb 9 15:11:19 UTC 2018
Possibly a silly question, but...
What happens re garbage collection if you have two WeakSets referencing the
same object? Do they each block that object's removal?
On Fri, 9 Feb 2018 at 15:05 Michał Wadas <michalwadas at gmail.com> wrote:
> English isn't my native language, so I probably made a mistake.
> I was asked to add WeakSet.prototype.union(iterable) creating new WeakSet
> instance including data from both iterable and original WeakSet.
> On 9 Feb 2018 4:01 pm, "David Bruant" <bruant.d at gmail.com> wrote:
>> My understanding is that cloning a WeakSet into a Set would remove all
>> its properties related to security and garbage collection.
>> The properties related to security and garbage collection of WeakSet are
>> based on the fact that its elements are not enumerable by someone who would
>> only be holding a reference to the WeakSet. If you want to "clone" a
>> WeakSet into a Set it means you have an expectation that the set of
>> elements are deterministically enumerable.
>> WeakSets and Sets, despite there close name and API, are used in
>> different circumstances.
>> 2018-02-09 9:53 GMT-05:00 Michał Wadas <michalwadas at gmail.com>:
>>> I was asked to include a way to clone WeakSet in Set builtins proposal.
>>> Is there any consensus on security of such operation?
>>> Michał Wadas
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