Prior to 2.1,
.models was used to convert the ajax
responses into a data format useful for converting them into an observable
list AND for converting them into that list. In 2.1, parseModels should
be used to convert the ajax responses into a data format useful to models.
Convert raw data into can.Model instances. Merge data with items in the store if matches are found.
If supplied, this List will be updated with the data from
A List of Models made from the raw data.