[messaging] Base32

Tony Arcieri bascule at gmail.com
Fri Jan 31 10:41:23 PST 2014

On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 9:20 AM, Trevor Perrin <trevp at trevp.net> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 3:51 AM, Robert Ransom <rransom.8774 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > On 1/30/14, Trevor Perrin <trevp at trevp.net> wrote:
> >
> >>  * Alphabet selection is an another question.  I like base32, but the
> >> RFC 4648 version is what people have in libraries, and the 'l' is an
> >> unfortunate lowercase character in a lot of fonts...
> >
> > Which base32 alphabet do you like (and where can I find it)?

I've been using lowercase RFC 4648 Base32. This format seems to be the one
used by Google Authenticator as well. I like the goals of z-base-32 but the
break in compatibility from RFC 4648 is confusing, IMO

Tony Arcieri
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