Structured clones

Mark S. Miller erights at google.com
Wed Apr 10 07:27:18 PDT 2013


For those new to these lists, <
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-script-coord/2011JulSep/0055.html>
may provide some context. The structured clone algorithm has changed since
then. But looking this over, I think most of these points are still
relevant. See also the rest of the thread starting at this message.


On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 2:45 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at annevk.nl> wrote:

> The platform has the capability to make a structured clone of an
> object (and primitives):
>
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/common-dom-interfaces.html#safe-passing-of-structured-data
>
> This is used for history traversal as well as passing data between
> global objects that cannot reach other synchronously (e.g. a document
> and worker environment).
>
> Should this capability become part of JavaScript? When new objects
> such as Map are defined or such an object is implemented by a
> JavaScript library they can then "automatically" participate in the
> structured clone fun.
>
>
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-- 
    Cheers,
    --MarkM
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