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[whatwg] atob/btoa need to be defined

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 21:40:42 -0400
Message-ID: <4C75C61A.5060805@mit.edu>
On 8/25/10 9:37 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Note that this issue means that using atob or btoa for dealing with this
> is a huge pain if non-ASCII chars are involved, since those take and
> return byte arrays masquerading as JS strings, not actual Unicode strings.

Of course I can't find any actual spec for atob/btoa.  I would think it 
needs to be part of the Window spec, no?

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