convert_uuencode encodes a string using the uuencode algorithm.
Uuencode translates all strings (including binary data) into printable characters, making them safe for network transmissions. Uuencoded data is about 35% larger than the original.
convert_uuencode neither produces the begin nor the end line, which are part of uuencoded files.
The data to be encoded.
Returns the uuencoded data.
|8.0.0||Prior to this version, trying to convert an empty string returned false for no particular reason.|