[Python-Dev] Encoding detection in the standard library?

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Mon Apr 21 18:44:09 CEST 2008

    David> Is there some sort of text encoding detection module is the
    David> standard library?  And, if not, is there any reason not to add
    David> one?

No, there's not.  I suspect the fact that you can't correctly determine the
encoding of a chunk of text 100% of the time mitigates against it.


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