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ANSEL

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ANSEL provides character set conversion from ANSEL to UTF-8

Copyright (c) 2006-2018 Keith Morrison mailto:keithm@infused.org, http://www.infused.org

Compatibility

ANSEL is tested to be compatible with the following Rubies:

  • 1.9.2, 1.9.3
  • 2.0.x
  • 2.1.x
  • 2.2.x
  • 2.3.x
  • 2.4.x
  • 2.5.x
  • jruby 1.7+

If you need ANSEL convesion in Ruby 1.8, see my ansel_iconv project.

Installation

gem install ansel

Basic Usage

Conversion from ANSEL to UTF-8 is fully supported.

require 'ansel'

converter = ANSEL::Converter.new
converter.convert("\xB9\x004.59") # => "£4.59"

About the ANSEL character set

ANSI/NISO Z39.47, also known as ANSEL, is a character set encoding used primarily for bibliographic and genealogical data. It is used in library systems worldwide and is one of the official character encodings supported by the Gedcom 5.5 standard.

LICENSE:

Copyright (c) 2006-2018 Keith Morrison keithm@infused.org

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS', WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.