Which char is NOT in result MD5Digest
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sat Apr 3 11:28:39 EDT 2010
Claudi Cornaz wrote:
> Is there a character that won't be in the result of the MD5Digest?
> I try to ceate a list of control id's a comma and the MD5Digest of the
> script of that control.
> Unfortunatly the cr character can be part of the resulting MD5 thus
> throwing of my lines with a part of the MD5.
> Now of course I can replace the cr but which char to use? I need one
> that for sure isn't returned by the MD5.
> Or differently: how can I keep my control id's and corresponding MD5
> seperated from each other in a list, to get at each in turn?
If you can deal with a string that's a bit longer, you could
base64-encode the MD5 digest:
That'll result in a string using only a relatively small subset of ASCII
characters, leaving most common delimiters (commas, tabs, etc.) free for
you to use however you like.
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