[whatwg] [html5] Question on the structured cloning algorithm
ian at hixie.ch
Wed May 25 12:24:02 PDT 2011
On Tue, 24 May 2011, Stewart Brodie wrote:
> 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.
It has no normative content (no RFC2119 term) so it's not normative.
> Do getters need to be called to obtain a value which can be stored
> (after being cloned itself) in the result?
I'm not sure I follow the question. Can you elaborate?
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