I've completed work on a new Prototype plugin to handle massive
datasets elegantly and avoid the dreaded Stop Script dialog. It uses
a chunking algorithm to split up the dataset into small pieces, and
then loop over those using chained setTimeout executions to allow a
break in execution in order for regular UI processing to be handled,
such as scrolling or selecting text. It can be extremely useful for
less than pertinent processing that can be carried on in the
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