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[Bug 23682] Fix the current [ArrayClass], [] and sequence<T> mess

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Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2015 18:18:42 +0000
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Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

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--- Comment #34 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> ---
I strongly dislike frozen objects in APIs. Right now we consistently allow any
object returned in any API to have random properties added. Introducing frozen
objects would suddenly introduce a whole class of APIs where authors can't do
that. That's bad API design, IMHO.

In general, I think consistency amongst APIs is more important than how
perfectly designed any one API is. We should just keep using the same imperfect
design patterns that have been used for years, instead of changing our API
design strategy every 3 years.

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