HexaString - text format of binary data
is an encoding system that converts binary data to a text string, that contains only the characters 0-9, A-F
Each byte of binary data is converted to a single two-digit hexadecimal number.
- The length of the resulting text string is always increased by 50%.
The usage in the PROMOTIC system:
- The HexaString
encoding is longer than the Base64
encoding, which usually only increases the length by 33%.