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A pre-commit hook, that enforces ASCII content.

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Enforce ASCII


VERSION: 0.2.1

A Python package to find files containing non-ASCII encoded characters. If you find any bugs, issues or anything, please use the issue tracker on GitHub - issues and PRs are welcome ❤️


It's on PyPi as enforce-ascii, you can install it with pip, pipx, etc.

pip install enforce-ascii


$ enforce-ascii --help
usage: enforce-ascii [-h] [--version] [--check] FILENAME [FILENAME ...]

A pre-commit hook, that rejects files containing non ASCII characters.

positional arguments:
  FILENAME    path to the files to check

optional arguments:
  -h, --help  show this help message and exit
  --version   show program's version number and exit
  --check     return code is `1`, when non-ASCII files are found


$ enforce-ascii tests/files/*/*.txt
- tests/files/bad/special.txt (Windows-1252): there…
- tests/files/bad/umlaut.txt (utf-8): föur, käle, Åir


This can be used as a pre-commit hook:

- repo:
  rev: v0.2.1
      - id: enforce-ascii

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