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From:
Bernie Cosell
Date:
April 1, 2002 09:10
Subject:
Re: Self extracting Perl ARchive?
Message ID:
200204011710.g31HAfH01091@mail.rev.net
On 1 Apr 2002, at 10:39, Michael G Schwern wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 01, 2002 at 07:56:10AM -0500, Bernie Cosell wrote:
> > As another small 'twist', if in addition to everything else you did 
> > something akin yEncoding the __DATA__, then you'd have an email-
> > able/usenet-postable archive format.
> 
> Well, Base64 encoding is pretty trivial.  Not worried about that.

Trivial but inefficient... why not go for an elegant, compact encoding?

  /Bernie\

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Bernie Cosell                     Fantasy Farm Fibers
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