Context manager to open encoded text file or stdin/stdout
Python 3 context manager to open a file or stdio. When reading in text mode, encoding can be detected with chardet. When reading Unicode, always chooses an encoding which removes Byte Order Mark (utf-8-sig, utf-16 or utf-32).
Additional arguments are passed to
Python writes a Byte Order Mark for utf-8-sig, utf-16, or utf-32. Python does not write BOM when endianness is specified.
'-', open stdin (when reading) or stdout (when writing).
mode is readable and text mode ('r' or 'w+'),
file encoding will be detected using chardet.
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