Programmatically discovering encoding types supported by codecs module
benjamin.kaplan at case.edu
Wed Mar 24 18:18:32 CET 2010
On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 12:17 PM, <python at bdurham.com> wrote:
> Is there a way to programmatically discover the encoding types supported by
> the codecs module?
> For example, the following link shows a table with Codec, Aliases, and
> Language columns.
> I'm looking for a way to programmatically generate this table through some
> form of module introspection.
According to my brief messing around with the REPL,
encodings.aliases.aliases is a good place to start. I don't know of
any way to get the Language column, but at the very least that will
give you most of the supported encodings and any aliases they have.
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