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[Bug 27354] Internal slots

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Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2014 02:27:20 +0000
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--- Comment #4 from Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> ---
> Would this allow Anne to replace text like this (from DOM4):


> This effectively is already treating the accessor properties as if they were
> data properties...?

It actually causes a lot of confusion, because it uses the same term
"isTrusted" to refer to both the JS property and the internal state, and while
the former is readonly the latter is not...  So when you talk about setting it,
people aren't sure what you mean until they realize the same term is being used
for two totally different things.

This is why it would be good to make a clear distinction between the externally
visible props and the internal state, so you can unambiguously refer to one or
the other.

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