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Clases for charset detection. Uses chardet and mozilla universal charset detection.

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What is this package

The charset detects character encodings using the Universal Charset Detector implemented by Mozilla. If the text cannot be converted with the charset detected using the Universal Charset Detector then it uses the chardet package.


You can install using pip:

$ pip install charset


In [1]: from charset import Detector, text_to_unicode, text_to_utf8

In [2]: det = Detector()

In [3]: input_text = open('input.txt').read()

In [3]: text1 = text_to_unicode(input_text)

In [4]: text2 = text_to_utf8(input_text)


Version 1.0.1 (2013-11-20)

  • Modified
  • Added a README.txt.
  • Added a to include data files missing in version 1.0.
  • Removed dependencies form cython and setuptools-cython.
  • Add dependency of chardet.

Version 1.0 (2013-04-21)

  • Initial version.
  • Support for character encoding detection.

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