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Character encoding detecting library for Python using ICU and libmagic. Based on Ruby implementation https://github.com/brianmario/charlock_holmes and work of https://github.com/xtao/PyCharlockHolmes

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Charlock Holmes

Character encoding detecting library for Python using [ICU](http://site.icu-project.org/) and libmagic. Inspired by [Charlock Holmes](https://raw.github.com/brianmario/charlock_holmes)

Dependency 1. icu 2. file(libmagic)

Gentoo emerge -av dev-libs/icu emerge -av sys-apps/file

Ubuntu apt-get install libmagic-dev apt-get install libicu-dev

Install

python setup build python setup install

Usage

from charlockholmes import detect file = open(‘test.txt’) content = file.read() print detect(content)

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