[Standards] Binary data over XMPP

Tomasz Sterna tomek at xiaoka.com
Tue Nov 6 13:00:44 UTC 2007


Dnia 05-11-2007, Pn o godzinie 16:23 +0100, Tomasz Sterna pisze:
> Alternatively we could invent binary-2-utf mapping which has less
> overhead than BASE64.

Simplest that comes to mind:
Let's take first 256 allowable UTF-8 characters and assign them to 256
values of a single byte.
That would be less than 33% BASE64 overhead.

But I'm sure one of the more knowledgeable in the UTF internals would
come up with better mapping.


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