I'm trying to base64 decode response text, but I don't want it to decode from UTF-8. I see in the decode method that the final step is to UTF-8 decode. If my intended string is going to be converted into binary, I don't want this step to happen. I didn't see a parameter to pass into the method to stop this from happening, so I'm wondering if this could be added? It'd definitely be helpful for issues like this.

Example... in this example, let's say the server returns an image (or PDF, zip, etc.) to the user, and they want to download it: