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webencodings is a Python implementation of the WHATWG Encoding standard.

In order to be compatible with legacy web content when interpreting something
like Content-Type: text/html; charset=latin1, tools need to use a particular
set of aliases for encoding labels as well as some overriding rules. For
example, US-ASCII and iso-8859-1 on the web are actually aliases for
windows-1252, and an UTF-8 or UTF-16 BOM takes precedence over any other
encoding declaration. The Encoding standard defines all such details so that
implementations do not have to reverse-engineer each other.

This module has encoding labels and BOM detection, but the actual
implementation for encoders and decoders is Python's.

Maintained by: Benjamin Trigona-Harany
Keywords: webencodings,WHATWG,encoding
ChangeLog: python-webencodings

Homepage:
https://pythonhosted.org/webencodings/

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python-webencodings-0.5.1.tar.gz (7eb67377743cd55eaa356496c439471e)

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