Python character encoding detector (by chardet)

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  • How to convert cmd output to UTF-8
    Then use chardet to determine the encoding from the content
  • Everything to know about Requests v2.26.0 | 2021-07-13
    The library that Requests uses for content encoding detection has for the past 10 years been chardet which is licensed LGPL-2.1.
  • PyWhat: Identify Anything | 2021-06-16
  • UTF-8 is not enough? Requesting help with an open source project! | 2021-02-26


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chardet/chardet is an open source project licensed under GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only which is an OSI approved license.

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