base64.decodestring gives binascii.error

Martin von Loewis loewis at
Fri Dec 28 18:56:14 CET 2001

Erik Myllymaki <erik at> writes:

> The '_' and '!' were in the original string that was then encoded, not 
> in the resulting encoded string.

So why are you passing the original string to decodestring, then?


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