Package python3-chardet

Python character encoding detector

https://github.com/chardet/chardet

Chardet: The Universal Character Encoding Detector

Detects:

  • ASCII, UTF-8, UTF-16 (2 variants), UTF-32 (4 variants)
  • Big5, GB2312, EUC-TW, HZ-GB-2312, ISO-2022-CN (Traditional and Simplified
    Chinese)
  • EUC-JP, SHIFT_JIS, CP932, ISO-2022-JP (Japanese)
  • EUC-KR, ISO-2022-KR, Johab (Korean)
  • KOI8-R, MacCyrillic, IBM855, IBM866, ISO-8859-5, windows-1251 (Cyrillic)
  • ISO-8859-5, windows-1251 (Bulgarian)
  • ISO-8859-1, windows-1252 (Western European languages)
  • ISO-8859-7, windows-1253 (Greek)
  • ISO-8859-8, windows-1255 (Visual and Logical Hebrew)
  • TIS-620 (Thai)

ISO-8859-2 and windows-1250 (Hungarian) probers have been temporarily
disabled.

Version: 5.0.0

General Commands

chardetect chardetect – takes one or more file paths and reports their detected encodings