The Base16, Base32, and Base64 Data Encodings, October 2006
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 3548
- S. Josefsson
- NON WORKING GROUP
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This document describes the commonly used base 64, base 32, and base 16 encoding schemes. It also discusses the use of line-feeds in encoded data, use of padding in encoded data, use of non-alphabet characters in encoded data, use of different encoding alphabets, and canonical encodings. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.