=head1 NAME

APR::Base64 - Perl API for APR base64 encoding/decoding functionality

=head1 Synopsis

  use APR::Base64 ();
  my $clear   = "foo"
  my $encoded = APR::Base64::encode($clear);
  my $decoded = APR::Base64::decode($encoded);
  my $len_enc = APR::Base64::encode_len(length $clear);

=head1 Description

C<APR::Base64> provides the access to APR's base64 encoding and
decoding API.

=head1 API

C<APR::Base64> provides the following functions and/or methods:

=head2 C<decode>

Decode a base64 encoded string

  $decoded = decode($encoded);

=over 4

=item arg1: C<$encoded> ( string )

The encoded string.

=item ret: C<$decoded> ( string )

The decoded string.

=item since: 2.0.00


=head2 C<encode>

Encode a string to base64

  $encoded = encode($clear);

=over 4

=item arg1: C<$clear> ( string )

The unencoded string.

=item ret: C<$encoded> ( string )

The encoded string.

=item since: 2.0.00


=head2 C<encode_len>

Given the length of an unencoded string, get the length of the encoded

  $len_enc = encode_len($len_clear);

=over 4

=item arg1: C<$len_clear> ( integer )

the length of an unencoded string.

=item ret: C<$len_enc> ( integer )

the length of the string after it is encoded

=item since: 2.0.00


=head1 See Also

L<mod_perl 2.0 documentation|docs::2.0::index>.

=head1 Copyright

mod_perl 2.0 and its core modules are copyrighted under
The Apache Software License, Version 2.0.

=head1 Authors

L<The mod_perl development team and numerous