[Bitcoin-development] Providing Payment Request within URI

Oleg Andreev oleganza at gmail.com
Thu Feb 26 11:14:22 UTC 2015

> Base43 is the same as any BaseX standard, but using a different alphabet
> (43 characters). It's meant to be used for efficiently storing binary
> data into QR codes. The alphabet is picked to match the 'Alphanumeric'
> input mode of QR codes as closely as possible, but at the same time be
> allowed in URIs.

Does it mean Base58 or Base64 take more space in QR code than Base43? Do you have an estimate of the gains? 

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