Originally Posted by Vinny
Have you been able to decode the item IDs from the "ExamineItemInstance" format? Unlike the older "Examine:IIDDID" format, the data appears to be in some binary encoding.
The data is compressed and encoded to, I assume, bring the number of characters sent to the chat to a minimum (for which there is a 256 characters limit or something, apparently including invisible tags).
See this thread on lotro forums for decoding: