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NAME ^

Encode::HanDetect - Cross-encoding, cross-variant Chinese decoder

VERSION ^

This document describes version 0.01 of Encode::HanDetect, released January 31, 2003.

SYNOPSIS ^

    use Encode;
    use Encode::HanDetect;
    use Encode::Guess qw(utf8 latin1);      # fallbacks

    my $utf8 = decode("HanDetect", $data);
    my $data = encode("HanDetect", $utf8);  # this won't work

    use Encode::HanDetect 'traditional'     # auto-convert to traditional

DESCRIPTION ^

Encode::HanDetect is a thin wrapper around Lingua::ZH::HanDetect, providing the ability to treat any incoming Chinese data equally, regardless of its encoding.

If a string beginning with either t or s is specified in the use line, all incoming data streams will be converted to that variant using Encode::HanConvert.

When Lingua::ZH::HanDetect cannot detect the encoding (most likely because it contains no Chinese characters), it simply falls back to the Guess encoding provided by Encode::Guess.

EXAMPLES ^

If you use less as pager, setting your LESSOPEN environment to "perl -0777 -MEncode::HanDetect=trad -MEncode::Guess=utf8,iso8859-15 /usr/local/bin/piconv -f HanDetect %s > /tmp/less; echo /tmp/less" will automatically convert all Chinese files Traditional Chinese (while leaving non-Chinese text encoded in utf8 or <iso8859-15> intact), and displayed in the encoding specified by my current locale.

Simplified Chinese users can simply replace the =trad above to =simp, or omit it if your terminal can display both variants.

SEE ALSO ^

Encode, Encode::Guess

Encode::HanConvert, Lingua::ZH::HanDetect

AUTHORS ^

Autrijus Tang <autrijus@autrijus.org>

COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright 2003 by Autrijus Tang <autrijus@autrijus.org>.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

See http://www.perl.com/perl/misc/Artistic.html

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