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From: Vyacheslav E. Andrejev (mortituris_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-09 13:43:31

Hello Robert,

RR> Hmmm - I wasn't aware that base64 had a "principle" that output
RR> length is a multiple of 4 bytes.
Well, I doubt that it is fundamental, more likely the fundamental is to notify
decoder that the rest of a stream should be padded with zeros when it encounters
'=' sign at the end. But the consequence of it is definetly that base64 encoded
length is multiple of 4. But anyway the point is that the code has a flaw
at least since (padding > 2) is always false.


-- Vyacheslav Andrejev
-- System Architect, Optech International, Inc.

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