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[Bug 14877] Define [[Class]] of interface prototype objects

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Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 21:42:46 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14877

David Flanagan <dflanagan@mozilla.com> changed:

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--- Comment #4 from David Flanagan <dflanagan@mozilla.com> 2011-11-18 21:42:45 UTC ---
If you standardize anything other than "Object", it will be impossible for
implementations written in JavaScript (like this one:
https://github.com/andreasgal/dom.js) to conform, at least in ES5.  

Of course, WebIDL already has [[Class]] and other requirements that are
impossible to conform to in ES5 implementations.

I tend to think that simpler (Object) is better.  But Travis is right that
having interesting values of [[Class]] is nice when debugging.

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