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Bitcoin Is Now Supported in Encode::Base58::GMP

Published on May 2, 2013 by in open source, Perl

Base58 is a human-readable, protocol-safe encoding useful for case-sensitive encodings in cross-application situations such as urls, databases, file systems, full-text indexes and others. It was popularized by Flickr and also used by Bitcoin and Grokbase. Back in 2011, I open sourced Base58 libraries using the GNU MP Big Num Library (GMP) for Perl and Ruby


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