Native base64 utility methods

Mathias Bynens mathiasb at
Thu May 8 02:17:02 PDT 2014

On 5 May 2014, at 20:22, Andrea Giammarchi <andrea.giammarchi at> wrote:

> @mathias didn't mean to change atob and btoa rather add two extra methods such encode/decode for strings (could land without problems in the String.prototype, IMO) with "less silly names" whatever definition of silly we have ^_^

Agreed. Moving `TextEncoder`/`TextDecoder` to ES would be nice (but it requires `ArrayBuffer` / `Uint8Array`).

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