TextDecoderStream: fatal property

The fatal read-only property of the TextDecoderStream interface is a boolean indicating if the error mode of the TextDecoderStream object is set to fatal.

If the property is true then a decoder will throw a TypeError if it encounters malformed data while decoding. If false the decoder will substitute the invalid data with the replacement character U+FFFD (�). The value of the property is set in the TextDecoderStream() constructor.


A boolean which will return true if the error mode is set to "fatal". Otherwise it returns false, indicating that the error mode is "replacement".


stream = new TextDecoderStream();
console.log(stream.fatal); // returns false


Encoding Standard
# dom-textdecoder-fatal

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