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Re: [sensors] Don't allocate response objects to avoid triggering GC

From: Tobie Langel via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:42:13 +0000
To: public-device-apis-log@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-265388881-1481100132-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
> Why not just keep the existing semantics (sensor.reading property) 
and say that it always returns the same object instead of re-creating 
it every round?

Because it doesn't help us with requirements 2) and 3) above, makes 
for more verbose code (`sensor.reading.x` instead of `sensor.x`), and 
makes mutable an object developers will/should think of as immutable.

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