A description property is being added to Symbol.prototype. This provides a more ergonomic way of accessing the description of a Symbol. Previously, the description could be only be accessed indirectly through the Symbol.protoype.toString().

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Specification being incubated in a Community Group

Status in Chromium

Blink>JavaScript>Language


Enabled by default (tracking bug)

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Last updated on 2020-11-09