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Re: base64 translation



Thanks very much for the reply. The file is powerpoint. I will try your
first suggestion since a. I don't know perl (yet?) and b. I know nothing
of base64 encoding. 

Art Edwards

On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 01:01:29PM +0100, HdV@DTO.TUDelft.NL wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Dec 2003, Arthur H. Edwards wrote:
> 
> > I'm trying to decode an applefile ppt that is in base64 coding. I have
> > read that there is a utility base64-decode that might work? Because
> > packages is down, can someone tell me the appropriate package(s) to
> > read?
> 
> Well, if the contents of that file aren't too big you could do something
> like this:
> 
> perl -MMIME::Base64 -le 'print decode_base64("<encoded_text>")'
> 
> Otherwise you might want to write a 5-line perl script for it.
> 
> HTH
> 
> Grx HdV
> 
> 
> 
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