JSClass.call

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The JSClass.call and JSClass.construct hooks are called when a custom object is used like a function. These hooks are of type JSNative.

Note that when a custom object is called, a this argument is calculated for it just as if it were a function. That is, the obj argument received by the JSNative is the this argument, not the custom object that was called!

// Suppose this object has JSClass.call and JSClass.construct hooks.
var custom = new SpecialCustomObject();

custom();      // The JSClass.call hook receives the global object as the obj parameter.
new custom();  // The JSClass.construct hook receives the global object as the obj parameter.

var x = { specialMethod: custom };
x.specialMethod();      // The JSClass.call hook receives x as the obj parameter.
new x.specialMethod();  // The JSClass.construct hook receives x as the obj parameter.

The custom object that was called is JSVAL_TO_OBJECT(JS_ARGV_CALLEE(argv)).

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