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not quite, the list of reserved keywords was made up by the committee that designed the first version of ecmascript in 10 days (or however the exact story goes).

many years later, the workarounds like class -> className were designed by whatever party exerted most control over the JS DOM API (which is not really part of "Javascript itself") at the time, and who also brought you inconsistent camelcasing such as "onclick" ...

it's neither quite "native", nor is "defined by the same standards bodies" much of a sign of good design or worthy of copying.

feels more like if someone were to build, say, a modern high perf numerical library that includes necessary workarounds tributed to the eax/ax/ah/al peculiarities of x86 assembly.




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