Bobby L. Craig

string_decoder

# string_decoder ***Node-core v8.9.4 string_decoder for userland*** [![NPM](https://nodei.co/npm/string_decoder.png?downloads=true&downloadRank=true)](https://nodei.co/npm/string_decoder/) [![NPM](https://nodei.co/npm-dl/string_decoder.png?&months=6&height=3)](https://nodei.co/npm/string_decoder/) ```bash npm install --save string_decoder ``` ***Node-core string_decoder for userland*** This package is a mirror of the string_decoder implementation in Node-core. Full documentation may be found on the [Node.js website](https://nodejs.org/dist/v8.9.4/docs/api/). As of version 1.0.0 **string_decoder** uses semantic versioning. ## Previous versions Previous version numbers match the versions found in Node core, e.g. 0.10.24 matches Node 0.10.24, likewise 0.11.10 matches Node 0.11.10. ## Update The *build/* directory contains a build script that will scrape the source from the [nodejs/node](https://github.com/nodejs/node) repo given a specific Node version. ## Streams Working Group `string_decoder` is maintained by the Streams Working Group, which oversees the development and maintenance of the Streams API within Node.js. The responsibilities of the Streams Working Group include: * Addressing stream issues on the Node.js issue tracker. * Authoring and editing stream documentation within the Node.js project. * Reviewing changes to stream subclasses within the Node.js project. * Redirecting changes to streams from the Node.js project to this project. * Assisting in the implementation of stream providers within Node.js. * Recommending versions of `readable-stream` to be included in Node.js. * Messaging about the future of streams to give the community advance notice of changes. See [readable-stream](https://github.com/nodejs/readable-stream) for more details.