The Universal Character Encoding Detector

R bindings of the 'uchardet', encoding detector library from Mozilla (<>). It takes a sequence of bytes in an unknown character encoding and without any additional information, and attempts to get the encoding of the text. All return names of the encodings are iconv-compatible.


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1.0.6 by Artem Klevtsov, 2 months ago,

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Authors: Artem Klevtsov [aut, cre] , Philipp Upravitelev [ctb]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-2 license

Imports Rcpp

Suggests tinytest, knitr, rmarkdown, curl

Linking to Rcpp

System requirements: C++11, GNU make

See at CRAN