[whatwg] Sortable Tables
bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Thu Dec 27 22:53:57 PST 2012
On 12/27/12 7:40 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> In JS, the comparator passed to sort() can potentially mutate the array
> that's being sorted, or delete it entirely. JS engines cope somehow.
Note that per spec the behavior if the comparator mutates the array is
undefined. Engines are allowed to go into infinite loops, crash, throw
exceptions, whatever. And sometimes do all of the above.
> since any problems you can possibly come up with are already present in the existing Array#sort
This part is true.
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