numeral system in base 8: it uses 8 digits, from 0 to 7.

they can be encoded as the eight laban efforts? see choreutics

two octal digits correspond to one base64 digit.

24 bits correspond to:

- 3 bytes
- 4 base64 digits
- 6 hexadecimal digits
- 8 octal digits

# octal values

binary | oct and dec |
---|---|

000 | 0 |

001 | 1 |

010 | 2 |

011 | 3 |

100 | 4 |

101 | 5 |

110 | 6 |

111 | 7 |