From: Andrey V. Lukyanov (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Jun 21 2010 - 19:13:14 CDT
On Mon, 21 Jun 2010, Philippe Verdy wrote:
> Yes, this is smart, especially for its exact mapping to Base64, where
> it will even be superior to UTF-8 in many more cases (there should be
> a comparison table of sizes between UTF-8, UTF-16 and UTF-12 in the
> Base64 transport encoding).
To compute the Base64 size, one simply multiplies the binary size by 4/3
(1.333), so an additional table is not so much necessary.
> You should also add, somewhere in the last section of your web
> document, that Base64 is not just well suited to 7-bit only
> environments, but as well to many 7-bit and 8-bit environments that
> require MIME compatibility for controls and spaces (notably in
> emails). After all, Base64 was first designed and standardized exactly
> for that purpose.
I added something about MIME.
> One more question :
> Your page is copyrighted and signed by you (with your email address as
> the contact) ; this is absolutely not a problem (in fact it is a good
> practice for all publications on the web), but there does not seem to
> exist any proposed licence on your page, so the only way to get one
> would be to contact you via your displayed email address.
> Can this specification page be licenced by you in an open or free way
> on this page, possibly dual-licenced under Creative Commons (CC-BY-SA
> : author's attribution required, share-alike) or LGPL (because it
> describes an algorithm, assimilable to library source code that will
> then be freely modifiable and implementable) ?
I added both licenses.
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