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Re^5: Decoding UTF-8 charset in an .EML file (RTFBP)

by tye (Sage)
on Nov 15, 2006 at 18:13 UTC ( #584231=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Decoding UTF-8 charset in an .EML file (RTFBP)
in thread Decoding UTF-8 charset in an .EML file

I didn't recognize the encoding as base-64. I actually looked at the encoding and spent a few seconds thinking about it. At that point I noticed that it used letters of both case and digits and so I tried to think of encodings that used such. base-64 and uuencode both do that and a quick test showed that base64 worked.

I didn't let some initial guess ("UTF-specific shenanigans") prevent me from trying to solve the problem. (: Just FYI.

- tye        

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