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#1794 closed enhancement (duplicate)

Opened October 11, 2007 06:05AM UTC

Closed September 15, 2009 03:35PM UTC

ER: Generalize for Alternate "Global" Context Object

Reported by: kris.kowal Owned by: flesler
Priority: trivial Milestone: 1.2.4
Component: core Version: 1.2.1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

I've been working on an XHR module loader and have

been looking into integrating jQuery. I'm hoping to be able to use

jQuery without modification. However, since jQuery explicitly

augments the

object instead of implicitly through the global

context object, a small change would be necessary to make this


I've attached a patch which should have no impact on the functionality of the library core as it stands, but would permit jQuery to be used as a "Chiron" module with no modification hereafter.

In its current form, jQuery adds the

methods to the
object. This patch changes 4 lines so that instead of augmenting the
explicitly, the library implicitly adds them to the
by adding them to
. In global scope,
is the same as
. However, if someone includes a script with

is the module object. I've taken care to assure that the enclosure gets the global context object in

This change should have no impact on current deployments. I did a

spot check on the patched version of jquery.js and it appears to work fine for trivial cases in as both a global script and a module script. The only difference is that, as a module, the script has no impact on the


Attachments (1)
  • patch (1.1 KB) - added by kris.kowal October 11, 2007 06:07AM UTC.

    A recommended patch.

Change History (4)

Changed May 12, 2008 01:28AM UTC by flesler comment:1

I like it, but it fails inside $.noConflict, as the this will be jQuery.

Also the call(this) seems unnecessary.

The global scope could be saved in a variable.

Changed May 16, 2008 02:27AM UTC by flesler comment:2

owner: → flesler
status: newassigned

Changed April 10, 2009 06:40PM UTC by kris.kowal comment:3

This issue appears to have been addressed by 1.3.2. Thank you!

Changed September 15, 2009 03:35PM UTC by flesler comment:4

resolution: → duplicate
status: assignedclosed