[whatwg] Adding a btoa overload that takes Uint8Array

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Mon Mar 4 09:09:50 PST 2013

The problem I'm trying to solve is sending Unicode text to consumers who 
need base64-encoded input.  Right now the only "sane" way to do it (and 
I quote "sane" for obvious reasons) is something like the example at 

It seems like it would be better if the output of a TextEncoder could be 
passed directly to btoa.  But for that we need an overload of btoa that 
takes a Uint8Array.



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