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

Rodrigo Bernardo Pimentel rbp at isnomore.net
Mon Apr 21 23:37:20 CEST 2008

On Mon, Apr 21 2008 at 06:31:06PM BRT, "\"Martin v. Löwis\"" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> > This is useful when you get a hunk of data which _should_ be some  
> > sort of intelligible text from the Big Scary Internet (say, a posted  
> > web form or email message), and you want to do something useful with  
> > it (say, search the content).
> I don't think that should be part of the standard library. People
> will mistake what it tells them for certain.

Maybe call it "charguess", then?

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