Re: base16k - Efficient Binary Data Encoding in Unicode Text

From: Markus Scherer (markus.scherer@jtcsv.com)
Date: Mon May 31 2004 - 15:59:11 CDT


John D. Burger wrote:
> Interesting, but perhaps more compelling if the demo worked. For me,

Strange, and sorry for that. It works on my machine with IE 6.0 and Opera 7.11, and on a colleague's
machine with Firefox 0.8. What browser do you have?

> the demo sequence:
>
> 01 23 45 67 89 ab cd ef aa 55 a5 5a
>
> becomes:
>
> 12ȋuEמΔ

This one is correct. (I pasted it back into the form, in Opera, and clicked "to binary".)

> which round-trips to:
>
> c0 ff 03 20 12 34 56 78 9a bc de fa
>
> I assume that, instead, the original hex sequence is expected.

Of course.

markus



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