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[Bug 12248] Make objects first-class API citizens

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Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2011 16:32:13 +0000
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--- Comment #3 from Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> 2011-03-05 16:32:13 UTC ---
Brendan, as long as evaluation order is defined, and as long as all DOM APIs
that take such objects specify exactly what happens in "evil" getter cases
(closes window, spins event loop, reenters this API, whatever), it's fine.  But
that's a pretty noticeable specification and implementation burden...

The other option is to leave behavior in such cases undefined, except
implementors still have to worry about it.  We've certainly had at least one
security issue in Gecko so far due to this sort of thing.

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