SUMMARY Base64 encoder/decoder needed

From: Abbas Mehrabian (
Date: Mon Aug 05 1996 - 14:13:38 CDT


  Since I am getting requests for base64 encode/decoder Summary, I guess
it is justified to repost the Summary again.

here it goes:

>I have recieved a few suggestions and the following
>was the one that almost everyone suggested:

> version 1.5 for unix
> Mpack and munpack are utilities for encoding and decoding
> (respectively) binary files in MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail
> Extensions) format mail messages. For compatibility with older forms
> of transferring binary files, the munpack program can also decode
> messages in split-uuencoded format. The Macintosh version can also
> decode messages in split-BinHex format.
> Versions are included for unix, pc, os2, mac, amiga and archimedes
> systems. The canonical FTP site for this software is
Also :
> This MIME implementation is intended to be as simple and portable as
> possible. For a slightly more sophisticated MIME implementation, see
> the program MetaMail, available via anonymous FTP to
>, in directory pub/nsb

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