Object.prototype.__parent__

Obsolete since Gecko 2 (Firefox 4 / Thunderbird 3.3 / SeaMonkey 2.1)
This feature is obsolete. Although it may still work in some browsers, its use is discouraged since it could be removed at any time. Try to avoid using it.

The __parent__ property used to point to an object's context, but it has been removed.

Syntax

obj.__parent__

Description

For top-level objects, this is the e.g. window.

Specifications

Not part of any specifications.

Browser compatibility

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