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Re: Encoded Mathematica Files

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  • Subject: [mg30484] Re: [mg30463] Encoded Mathematica Files
  • From: "P.J. Hinton" <paulh at>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2001 02:15:52 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: "Wolfram Research, Inc."
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

On Wed, 22 Aug 2001, khufu wrote:

> I've inherited some saved bits of Mathematica code that the author has
> saved in Mathematica Encoded format.  I've managed to load in
> (<<encodedfile) and display (!!encodedfile) but despite my ample
> reading of the help and documentation I can't seem to figure out how
> to save or view these encoded files in unencoded format so I can read
> what the hell they do!  Could someone toss me a hint?

The reference guide entry for Encode[]:

states that:

| No function is provided in Mathematica to convert encoded files back to
| their original form.

This function, along with the ReadProtected attribute, is provided as a
means for package authors to prevent others from viewing their source

P.J. Hinton
User Interface Programmer                         paulh at
Wolfram Research, Inc.
Disclaimer: Opinions expressed herein are those of the author alone.

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