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Mon May 22 15:35:25 CEST 2006


  w   A BER compressed integer.  Its bytes represent an unsigned
      integer in base 128, most significant digit first, with as
      few digits as possible.  Bit eight (the high bit) is set
      on each byte except the last.

Barnaby

On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 03:23:27PM +0200, Göran Roseen wrote:
> 
> Hi all!
> 
> Please don't be mad with me, since I am going to ask a 
> not-so-much-icq-devel question....
> 
> I am not very familiar with perl, and I am trying to read another guys code.
> It is said to be Perl 5.
> 
> He uses the function unpack with a template character "w", and wherever I 
> seek, I can't find any reference to this specific template.
> I see that "v" causes a conversion from an integer (2 byte ?) in 
> litte-endian form, "V" the same for a long (4 byte?), but after that, the 
> man page starts to explain template char "x".
> 
> Is there anyone that can help me out here? It seems to be such a simple 
> problem...
> 
> /Göran Roseen
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