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                         Daniel S. Wilkerson


Please see the article on proquints:;
A local copy is in proquint-proposal.txt and this can be converted to
proquint-proposal.gen.html by typing "make".

For the C and Java implementations: run "make clean all check" to
build and check.  After that you can run "make demo" for a simple demo
and "make examples" for more examples.

Local implementations by Daniel S. Wilkerson:

 * C implementation: proquint.c converts between proquint, hex, and
   decimal strings.

 * Java implementation: converts between proquint, hex,
   and decimal strings.

Local implementations by others:

 * Python implementation by Ruslan Shestopalyuk: converts between
   proquint, hex, decimal and IPv4 address strings. Installs a script
   'proquint', which can be used to convert between above
   representations via command line (see python/

 * Javascript implementation by Luděk Rašek: The code is in
   js/proquint.js.  Try it in js/proquint.html for values of arbitrary
   length.  Demo is accessible as github page:

Remote implementations by others:

 * Elixir implementation by Khaja Minhajuddin: Converts binaries to
   proquint encoded strings, Decodes proquint encode strings to
   binaries. Implementation can be found at
 * Elm implimentation:
   - Install with `elm install michaelglass/proquint`.
   - Docs are here:

 * Perl implementation by Mark Lawrence: Can also be installed from
   CPAN with cpan Proquint (or +cpanm+ if one has it installed).
 * Rust implementation by Christian Blades: Crate at, source at
 * Go implementation by Nat Welch:
 * Haskell implementation by Francesco Gazzetta:

See License.txt for copyright and terms of use.

The proquint home is


 * 9 January 2009: initial release
 * 8 April 2012: add Java implementation
 * 30 December 2015: add Javascript implementation by Luděk Rašek
 * 3 October 2017: add Python implementation by Ruslan Shestopalyuk


  -- Daniel


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