there's no pointer in the String documentation that a description of all methods can be found there
This is not true. Disambiguation headers have been placed at the top of every page that indicates this.
In my opinion a box of the functions that are inherited from String.prototype should then be added as well, don't you think?
The short answer is no.
I've posted a reply to the mailing list. Please contribute to the discussion by bringing up any thoughts you may have about these changes there. -- Sevenspade 16:14, 5 February 2008 (PST)