Text vs Comment node

JavaScript performance comparison

Test case created by Craig

Preparation code

<div id="main_node"></div>

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Test Ops/sec
Text Node
var mainNode = document.getElementById("main_node"),
  node       = document.createTextNode("");

mainNode.appendChild(node);
mainNode.removeChild(node);
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Comment Node
var mainNode = document.getElementById("main_node"),
  node       = document.createComment("section");

mainNode.appendChild(node);
mainNode.removeChild(node);
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