Comments on base52 encoder/decoder ?

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Thu Jan 9 02:20:07 CET 2003


Paul Rubin wrote:

> I'd vote for getting rid of the fancy stuff with the integer codes,
> and also making the odd-character the last character in the encoded
> string rather than the first.  The reason is that lets you encode a
> stream where you don't know the length in advance.

Agreed on all counts.  It should stay at the simple binary -> base52
encoding and, obviously, the reverse operation.

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