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From "Jochen Wiedmann" <jochen.wiedm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [CODEC] Base64 decode() handling of invalid encoded data
Date Mon, 14 Jul 2008 17:55:37 GMT
On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 5:21 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> Just noticed https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CODEC-68 which
> implies that at least one person is expecting to be able to include
> invalid base64 characters without a problem - in that case, after the
> PAD characters.
>
> So maybe there is a need to preserve compatibility after all.

Questionable. I understand the problem in CODEC-68 to be the
ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException, which is indeed not what one would
expect.

Jochen



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