[fpc-pascal] BSON formatter

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu May 7 09:12:47 CEST 2020

On Thu, 7 May 2020, Ryan Joseph via fpc-pascal wrote:

> Working on the language server it's become clear that JSON is going to be a killer bottleneck, but that's what Microsoft decided to use. It's almost a deal breaker just because of the sheer size of the data due to JSON's verbose plain text formatting.
> I've seen there is such thing as BSON (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BSON)
> which could be implemented over JSON without disrupting the underlying
> architecture.  Is there any BSON formatters for the FPC JSON libraries? 
> It's just serializing in a  different text format so it's probably pretty
> easy to implement but I thought I would ask first.

There currently isn't but it has been on my todo list for ages. Patches welcome :)


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