Please help with writing spec for async JSON APIs

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at
Mon Aug 3 15:45:15 UTC 2015

On 8/3/15 11:34 AM, Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
> 4) JSON.parse/stringify are pure computational  operations.  There is no
> perf benefit to making them asynchronous unless some of their
> computation can be performed concurrently.

Or even just incrementally, right?

In practice, 500 chunks of 5ms of processing may be better for a GUI 
application that wants to remain responsive than a single chunk of 
2500ms, even if it doesn't happen concurrently, as long as it yields to 
processing of user events.


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