[whatwg] Specs for window.atob() and window.btoa()
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Feb 1 00:34:22 PST 2011
On Wed, 25 Aug 2010, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 8/25/10 9:37 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> > Note that this issue means that using atob or btoa for dealing with
> > this is a huge pain if non-ASCII chars are involved, since those take
> > and return byte arrays masquerading as JS strings, not actual Unicode
> > strings.
> Of course I can't find any actual spec for atob/btoa. I would think it
> needs to be part of the Window spec, no?
On Thu, 6 Jan 2011, Aryeh Gregor wrote:
> I've written a provisional spec for window.atob() and window.btoa():
> These are functions supported by all browsers except IE, which do base64
> encoding and decoding.
Awesome. I've updated the spec accordingly.
> I also wrote a fairly complete test suite, at:
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