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[Bug 20567] Change [[Prototype]] for concept-node-adopt?

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Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2013 18:15:50 +0000
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--- Comment #14 from Geoffrey Garen <ggaren@apple.com> ---
> >    (a) Passing any object between windows breaks instanceof
> That's being changed for nodes in WebIDL, note.

Changed in what way?

>  So the instanceof argument
> is moot anyway, for WebIDL objects.

Anyway, I agree that instanceof should not be our primary motivation.

> Changing object identity on adopt is an interesting idea, but as I mentioned
> before not likely to be web-compatible.

This is WebKit's current behavior after garbage collection, which is frequent,
and we have no compatibility bugs about it. So, that's one data point that this
is web-compatible.

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