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[CLJS-693] new and dot form work on locals Created: 20/Nov/13  Updated: 02/Dec/13

Status: Open
Project: ClojureScript
Component/s: None
Affects Version/s: None
Fix Version/s: None

Type: Defect Priority: Minor
Reporter: Joshua Headapohl Assignee: Unassigned
Resolution: Unresolved Votes: 0
Labels: None


 Description   

Given some JavaScript library included in the same page as CLJS output:

var Lib = {};

Lib.Thing = function (val) {
    this.val = val;
};

Lib.Thing.prototype.log = function () {
    console.log(this.val);
};

I can bind the Thing property to a local and construct it using new or the dot form. This code compiles and runs without errors, and logs three lines to the console.

(ns cljs-construct-locals-bug.core)

; Legit
(let [thing (new js/Lib.Thing "hello")]
  (.log thing))

; Questionable
(let [Thing (.-Thing js/Lib)
      thing1 (new Thing "maybe")
      thing2 (Thing. "no way")]
  (.log thing1)
  (.log thing2))

I talked to David Nolen and he said this behavior is not correct.



 Comments   
Comment by David Nolen [ 02/Dec/13 8:58 PM ]

Upon further consideration this probably requires some feedback from the community. I'd forgotten that (Thing. foo bar ...) is just sugar for (new Thing foo bar ...) ...

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