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Bug 12174 - Structured Clone 'Object' links to HTMLObjectElement?
Summary: Structured Clone 'Object' links to HTMLObjectElement?
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LC1 HTML5 spec (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows NT
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-02-24 16:13 UTC by Travis Leithead [MSFT]
Modified: 2011-08-04 05:00 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Travis Leithead [MSFT] 2011-02-24 16:13:44 UTC
In the algorithm for Safe Passing of Structured Data (2.8.5), the spec has the following lines: 

↪If input is an Object object
Let output be a newly constructed empty Object object.

In the second line, the reference to "Object" is a hyperlink that targets the HTMLObjectElement. My guess is that this is just a mistake and does not imply that HTMLObjectElements should be cloneable via this algorithm.

Please clarify this point if indeed HTMLObjectElements should be cloneable, or remove the hyperlink otherwise.

Comment 1 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2011-05-05 06:48:09 UTC
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Status: Accepted
Change Description: see diff given below
Rationale: Concurred with reporter's comments.
Comment 2 contributor 2011-05-05 06:49:24 UTC
Checked in as WHATWG revision r6078.
Check-in comment: xref
Comment 3 Michael[tm] Smith 2011-08-04 05:00:28 UTC
mass-moved component to LC1