[whatwg] [html5] Question on the structured cloning algorithm

Stewart Brodie stewart.brodie at antplc.com
Tue May 24 06:31:41 PDT 2011

The section on the structured cloning algorithm has a Note that says

> "Property descriptors, setters, getters, and analogous features are not
> copied in this process."

Is this note part of the normative definition of the algorithm, or just a
non-normative helpful explanatory note?  The typographic convention
description set out in section 1.8.2 doesn't say either way.

Do getters need to be called to obtain a value which can be stored (after
being cloned itself) in the result?

Stewart Brodie
Team Leader - ANT Galio Browser
ANT Software Limited

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