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LlBase64ToString

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Summary

Function: string llBase64ToString( string str );

Returns a string that is the Base64 str decoded into a conventional string.

• string str Base64 string

Caveats

  • If the conversion creates any unprintable characters, they are converted to spaces.
  • Converts invalid characters into question marks ('?').
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Examples

default {
    state_entry()
    {
        string test = llBase64ToString("U2VjcmV0Ok9wZW4=");
        llSay(0,test );
    }
}

This can be used in Basic Authentication, such as this login:

GET / HTTP/1.1
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.2)
Host: www.example.com
Authorization: Basic U2VjcmV0Ok9wZW4= 
llBase64ToString("U2VjcmV0Ok9wZW4="); //will return the string "Secret:Open"

See Also

Functions

•  llXorBase64 Article also discusses xor based Cryptography.
•  llStringToBase64
•  llBase64ToInteger

Articles

•  Base64

Deep Notes

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