XML and Objects

Chris Hubick maillist at chris.hubick.com
Mon Sep 28 20:03:15 BST 1998

On Mon, 28 Sep 1998, John Cowan wrote:

> I confirm it.  Base64 has 65 characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, +, -, and =,
> the last of which is used for padding purposes when the binary
> is not a multiple of 3 bytes (Base64 is basically a 3-byte binary
> to/from 4-byte ASCII conversion).
> Authoritative information is available in RFC 2045, clause 6.8.

And if anyone wants an implementation with source, thank the W3C Jigsaw
team, Base 64 Encoding comes as part of the Jigsaw package :-)

import org.w3c.tools.codec.Base64Encoder;

Chris Hubick
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