Encryption

Eric Jensen eric at emstraffic.com
Wed Mar 23 15:28:39 MST 2005


Dr. Scott S. Jones wrote:

> Peter:
>
> How does uuencoding work, compared with GnuPG encoding?
>
> References?
>
> Scott
>
>From my understanding uuencoding is more along the lines of
base64_encode.  Makes characters save for internet travel and is
commonly used in e-mail.  So most e-mail applications can decode
whatever you encode with either base64 or uuencode.  But it is a good
way to put something in a database.  I base64 images before throwing
them into the database.

Eric Jensen



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