[langsec-discuss] delimited base64 file specification

Michael Ossmann mike at ossmann.com
Wed Mar 20 14:17:58 UTC 2013


On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 09:02:28AM +0000, lee hughes wrote:
>
> However if base64 is contains a zip or other archive format, then the
> underlying zip would carry some of this information. :-)

That is a good suggestion.  Even ignoring benefits like integrity
checking that many archive formats provide, it makes sense to compress
delimited base64 files since they have been expanded by the encoding.


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