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Structured clone architecture significantly changed

From: Domenic Denicola <d@domenic.me>
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:27:04 +0000
To: public-script-coord <public-script-coord@w3.org>
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Hi all,

If your spec uses or hooks into structured clone, please be aware that we significantly changed its formulation in https://github.com/whatwg/html/commit/97d644c97335956610a31e8ad98d1a388c063e84 . The commit description describes the motivation and changes in great detail, so I won't repeat it here. This will require updates to any spec that uses or hooks into the structured cloning process, but the payoff is that it solves some long-standing bugs and will allow us to specify upcoming platform features like SharedArrayBuffer.

Please let me know, either by replying here or filing an issue on https://github.com/whatwg/html/, if you need help adapting to the new infrastructure.

Received on Monday, 20 March 2017 21:27:40 UTC

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