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convert_uuencode - Uuencode a string

convert_uuencode( string$string ): string

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.

Return Values

Returns the uuencoded data.


Version Description
8.0.0 Prior to this version, trying to convert an empty string returned false for no particular reason.

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