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= cmess - Assist with handling messed up encodings == VERSION This documentation refers to cmess version 0.5.1 == DESCRIPTION CMess bundles several tools under its hood that aim at dealing with various problems occurring in the context of character sets and encodings. Currently, there are: +guess_encoding+:: Simple helper to identify the encoding of a given string. Includes the ability to automatically detect the encoding of an input. (see CMess::GuessEncoding) +cinderella+:: When characters are "double encoded", you can't easily convert them back -- this is where cinderella comes in, sorting the good ones into the pot and the (potentially) bad ones into the crop... (see CMess::Cinderella) +bconv+:: Convert between bibliographic (and other) encodings. (see CMess::BConv) +decode_entities+:: Decode HTML entities in a string. (see CMess::DecodeEntities) == SUPPORTED PLATFORMS Requires Ruby version 1.9.3 or higher; use the latest 0.3.x release on older Ruby versions. CMess has been tested with ruby 2.1.3p242 on x86_64-linux. == LINKS Documentation:: https://blackwinter.github.com/cmess Source code:: https://github.com/blackwinter/cmess RubyGem:: https://rubygems.org/gems/cmess == AUTHORS * Jens Wille <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> == CREDITS * John Vorhauer <mailto:email@example.com> for the idea and original implementation of the automatic encoding guesser (see CMess::GuessEncoding::Automatic). == LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT Copyright (C) 2007-2012 University of Cologne, Albertus-Magnus-Platz, 50923 Cologne, Germany Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Jens Wille cmess is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. cmess is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Affero General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU Affero General Public License along with cmess. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.