David Farrell
and 2 contributors

RESULTS

                   Rate      escape encode_utf8      encode
  escape       140114/s          --        -94%        -98%
  encode_utf8 2255100/s       1509%          --        -71%
  encode      7735189/s       5421%        243%          --

                   Rate    unescape decode_utf8      decode
  unescape     188714/s          --        -95%        -97%
  decode_utf8 3744638/s       1884%          --        -50%
  decode      7429263/s       3837%         98%          --