GitHub user aledsage opened a pull request:

    TypeCoerce string to byte[]

    An alternative impl would have been to treat the given string as base64 
encoded. But I don't think that is what people would expect as the default. 
However, by using a simple `string.getBytes()` there are two downsides:
    * can't pass in some byte array values, e.g. in UI effector parameter 
(would require base64 for that)
    * it's using the default of the JVM (e.g. rather than explicitly using 
    I think that's good enough though - thoughts?
    My use-case is in a test case I wrote for a HTTP client entity, where an 
effector takes a parameter of type `byte[]` and uses that as the payload of a 
POST request. The most common situation I think is where one wants to just pass 
a "normal" string body.

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    This closes #330
commit 79e35a486b9aff44b0f9dfe0b5c3b4a336ef33bd
Author: Aled Sage <>
Date:   2016-09-16T12:01:24Z

    TypeCoerce string to byte[]


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