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RFC 4648, "The Base16, Base32, and Base64 Data Encodings", October 2006

Source of RFC: IETF - NON WORKING GROUP
Area Assignment: app

Errata ID: 2837
Status: Verified
Type: Editorial

Reported By: Frank Ellermann
Date Reported: 2011-06-15
Verifier Name: Peter Saint-Andre
Date Verified: 2011-06-16

Section 16.2 says:

http://zgp.org/pipermail/p2p-hackers/2001-September/000315.html

It should say:

http://zgp.org/pipermail/p2p-hackers/2001-September/000316.html

Notes:

The same "off by one" issue was already present in RFC 3548 (obsoleted by RFC 4648). The archived article 315 has another author. Articles 316 and 319 are from the author noted in the RFCs, belong to a discussion of "web-safe base64" formats (incl. hex. + base32 alternatives), and specify the relevant base64 modification:

316 is shorter than 319, and nearer to the erroneous 315, so that was likely the intended article.

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