Converting foreign characters to HTML characters entities

Roman Suzi rnd at
Mon May 21 14:00:40 EDT 2001

On 21 May 2001, Lutz Schroeer wrote:

>My program reads strings out of a database and converts them to an HTML-
>page. The string contains German Umlauts which I would like to convert to
>HTML character entities.
>Is there any simple method to do this without explicitly writing a function
>by myself? Are there any standard modules which I didn't find or any third
>party objects?

Probably you can use GNU recode and Python wrapper to it.
It has HTML..your_encoding thing.

Sincerely yours, Roman Suzi
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