The related issue #1606 provides more info, but it all boils down to increased maintainability.
Even though this version of Node supports the
Where possible some optimizations were implemented, and the usage of lodash is also reduced in favor of native alternatives that perform better.
Also includes the changes proposed in #1633.
Current PR Issues
This wasn't extensively tested outside of making sure the test suite runs correctly, but the code coverage is pretty good, so there shouldn't be any major issues with the conversion.
- This also renames the src directory to lib.