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Re: [IndexDB] Proposal for async API changes

From: Shawn Wilsher <sdwilsh@mozilla.com>
Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2010 15:57:03 -0700
Message-ID: <4C101C3F.3060003@mozilla.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Laxmi Narsimha Rao Oruganti <Laxmi.Oruganti@microsoft.com>, Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>, Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 6/9/2010 3:36 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> At the very least, explicitly loading things into an honest-to-god
> array can make it more obvious that you're eating memory in the form
> of a big array, as opposed to just a "magically transform my blob of
> data into something more convenient".
I'm sorry, but if a developer can't figure out that if they are given a 
big array (that is a proper Array in JavaScript) that it is the cause of 
large amounts of memory usage, I don't see how them populating it 
themselves is going to raise any additional flags.

Cheers,

Shawn



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