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MIME::Decoder::Binary - perform no encoding/decoding
A generic decoder object; see MIME::Decoder for usage.
A MIME::Decoder subclass for the "binary" encoding (in other words,
The "binary" decoder is a special case, since it's ill-advised
to read the input line-by-line: after all, an uncompressed image file might
conceivably have loooooooooong stretches of bytes without a "\n" among
them, and we don't want to risk blowing out our core. So, we
read-and-write fixed-size chunks.
Both the encoder and decoder do a simple pass-through of the data
from input to output.
Eryq (email@example.com), ZeeGee Software Inc (http://www.zeegee.com).
All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute
it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
$Revision: 1.10 $ $Date: 2006/03/17 21:03:23 $
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