Saturday, May 06, 2017

[jsqaswqe] Base 94

Base 94 seems attractive for compactly encoding data: the printing ASCII characters minus space.  Space can then function as an escape character for signifying metadata.

Byte strings (base 256 with possible leading zeroes) can be unambiguously be converted to base 94.

Curiously iroha is base 47, half of 94.

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