* Michael Neumann (520079130762-0001 / t-online.de) wrote:
> On Mon, 2002-12-09 at 21:22, Emiel van de Laar wrote:
> > Fellow Ruby users,
> > 
> > I'm looking for a Ruby module that handles base64 encoding/decoding. RAA
> > doesn't seem to carry one. Perhaps it doesn't exist and someone with
> > some spare time could port the PERL version. :)  In my opinion this is
> > a fundamental module the Ruby community is missing at the moment.
> 
> See String#unpack and Array#pack.
> 
> s = [binaryString].pack("m")   # encodes binaryString as base64
> s.unpack("m")                  # decodes s

Wow it comes standard with Ruby. Nice. Thanks for pointing me in the
right direction. ;)

Emiel
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