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From Mikeal Rogers <mikeal.rog...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: JavaScript 1.8 Features in SpiderMonkey (Please?)
Date Mon, 23 Mar 2009 18:47:50 GMT
That was against an early TraceMonkey build which is 1.9,  not 1.8 .  
Firefox 3 ships with 1.8 and generally uses less memory than FF2.5 so  
I would hope this isn't the case.

-Mikeal

On Mar 23, 2009, at March 23, 200911:45 AM, Bradford Winfrey wrote:

> If I recall, I believe Jan tried implementing it a while back to see  
> if TraceMonkey sped things up any in regard to the views and (I  
> believe) he found it was a lot heavier in terms of memory  
> consumption.  Something to watch for if it hasn't already been  
> remedied (it likely has, it was in a rather early stage at that  
> time, but still).
>
> Brad
>
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>
>
> ________________________________
> From: Paul Davis <paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com>
> To: dev@couchdb.apache.org
> Sent: Monday, March 23, 2009 1:34:50 PM
> Subject: Re: JavaScript 1.8 Features in SpiderMonkey (Please?)
>
> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 2:23 PM, Zachary Zolton
> <zachary.zolton@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> The functional features in JavaScript 1.8 could greatly aid  
>> developers
>> when writing map-reduce functions for views.
>>
>> Does anyone oppose upping the language version? If so, I'd appreciate
>> hearing their reasons.
>>
>
> I don't think it'd be a good idea to require until it hits general
> consumption (as in, shows up in package managers). Their build
> procedure is at best, 'interesting'. Also, there's nothing to keep you
> from linking couchjs against a newer version of the library. I haven't
> groked all of the API breakage but there was a report on the list
> awhile back that seemed to indicate that it only involved a minor
> patch.
>
> HTH,
> Paul Davis
>
>>
>> Thank you,
>>
>> Zach
>>
>
>
>


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