ByteString is a UTF-8 String that corresponds to the set of all possible sequences of bytes. ByteString maps to a String when returned in JavaScript; generally, it's only used when interfacing with protocols that use bytes and strings interchangably, such as HTTP.


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The definition of 'ByteString' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition.

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