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From Arved Sandstrom <asandstr...@eastlink.ca>
Subject Re: couchdb and blobs (using only couchdb or couchrest)
Date Mon, 23 Jun 2008 12:39:02 GMT
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Noah Slater" <nslater@apache.org>
To: <couchdb-user@incubator.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, June 23, 2008 9:05 AM
Subject: Re: couchdb and blobs (using only couchdb or couchrest)


> On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 11:56:44PM -0500, Patrick Aljord wrote:
>> it does work indeed by using the Util.to_base64(secret) that comes
>> with openid but I'm not sure the secret is meant to be saved in base64
>
> It surely doesn't matter how you save it.
>
> I am guessing you could hand scribe it on some papyrus in ROT13, but as 
> long as
> you decode it and hand back the original byte sequence, everything should 
> be OK.

Reminds me of a very common remark related to CORBA IORs (Interoperable 
Object References)...you could write the stringified reference on a message 
in a bottle and transmit it by ocean if you so desired...

AHS 


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