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Date 2013-04-23.17:28:48
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> The problem with autodetecting is that it makes it impossible for an
> application to use this library to verify that something is encoded in 
> a specific way. Explicit is better than implicit. 

Agreed. Also, you generally known what format your data is in. Otherwise, how do you know that it is base85 rather than, say, base64 or uuencode?
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