[fpc-pascal] BSON formatter

Andreas Schneider aksdb at gmx.de
Thu May 7 11:18:13 CEST 2020

Am 2020-05-07 08:40, schrieb Ryan Joseph via fpc-pascal:
> 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.

I would go with ProtoBuf for something like this. If you really want to
be flexibel in the datastructure, look at msgpack/messagepack. Both
(protobuf and msgpack) are pretty good in benchmarks.


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