Message from JavaScript discussions

June 2017

— Great if you're already using class syntax, no difference if you don't

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I just think it does too much, and is trying to solve a problem which already has elegant, JS-centric solutions. While JS is certainly in need of help with OOP, adding another keyword and a this alias adds nothing of value in my opinion, it's just piling some minute refinement on top of a lacking system without actually fixing the system. Do we *need* to access private properties from outside the class? If so, there are other ways, and also you should really re-evaluate why you need to do this in the first place!

— From *inside the class

— I also think using Java as a qualifier is not, uh... good, at all. Heh. Let's just say Java does some things C++ developers would consider paramount to treason

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— Kek, yes, Java as an argument is dumb, since they have nothing to do with eachother

— The benefit is being able to allow a family of instances of the same class to access each other's private members.

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— SOME pieces of the stdlib in ecma is similar to Java equiv. (Like Math)

— Wat, how?

— A private keyword makes sense, it would just extend the existing class facade. This just... Yeah too much.

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— I don't see how instanceA would be able to access private vars of instanceB

— I don't see why it's needed, or useful to anyone writing sane classes in the first place.

— It's not