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Re: Maintaining NodeID sanity

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-05-10 03:49:44 CEST

Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:

> Why? Why convert them to base64? Why not keep them *all* as integers? You're
> working with integers, so keep them that way; otherwise, people will wonder
> WTF those weird character sequence are, go to dig, and then go "oh. that's
> it? just integers. damn them for wasting my time."

Oh that's right, you're the guy that doesn't believe in using inline
comments in the code ... ;-)

Seriously, who cares? With the exception of the revisions, these
things are never anything bat const char * values, so they can be whatever
we want (as long as we can definitively answer the is-greater-than
question). Whatever, I'm not personally sold on either way.

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