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= cmess - Assist with handling messed up encodings

== VERSION

This documentation refers to cmess version 0.5.0


== 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:jens.wille@gmail.com>


== CREDITS

* John Vorhauer <mailto:john@vorhauer.de> 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) 2013-2014 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/>.
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