Switching to async/await from Task.jsm/yield

J. Ryan Stinnett jryans at gmail.com
Thu Mar 16 22:39:06 UTC 2017

For modules that have already converted, is there any performance change
(good or bad) between async / await vs. Task?

- Ryan

On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 5:33 PM, Kris Maglione <kmaglione at mozilla.com>

> On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 03:29:15PM -0700, Dave Townsend wrote:
>> Writing code in standard JS is always better for the web, makes it easier
>> to onboard new engineers and allows for better support in developer tools.
>> So I'd like to propose that we switch to the standard way of writing these
>> functions immediately. New code should use async/await instead of Task.jsm
>> going forwards.
> +1
> I've already started doing this in places where using Task.jsm was
> unwieldy, and it's improved things tremendously.
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