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DNS
  • Independent DNS resolver instances are supported now, with support for cancelling the corresponding requests.
N-API
  • Multiple N-API functions for error handling have been changed to support assigning error codes.
REPL
  • Autocompletion support for require() has been improved.
Utilities
  • The WHATWG Encoding Standard (TextDecoder and TextEncoder) has been implemented as an experimental feature.
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    Interestingly, the old version of clang in FreeBSD 10 base was a concern for this release. Thankfully, FreeBSD support did not get downgraded to Experimental status, and the node port will use newer clang from ports.