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- v. Present participle of unescape.
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While unescaping html is around 20-40x faster than CGI. unescapeHTML - also pure ruby.
When a delimiter is found, the receiving side can apply an unescaping function to the receiving buffer to get the message.
If the messages will never contain delimiters, then one may skip the escaping/unescaping functions.
jsescape, a little form that shows escaping and unescaping across a number of encodings.