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Re: base64-encode-string confusion

From: İsmail Dönmez
Subject: Re: base64-encode-string confusion
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2008 18:57:37 +0300


On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 16:49, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
>> So here I guess multibyte != non-ascii ? The actual problem I am
>> facing is base64-encode-string doesn't support non-ascii characters,
> base64 is a way to encode a *byte sequence* in a way that is "email
> safe".  I.e. it does not accept any characters: only bytes.
> If you want to encode a char sequence using base64, you first need to
> convert your char sequence into a byte sequence, using
> encode-coding-string.

Ah that makes sense indeed, thanks for the pointer.


Programmer Excuse #26: I suspect it's a bus collision.

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