Hi, some comments about encoding detection (KEncodingDetector)

Alex Merry huntedhacker at tiscali.co.uk
Tue Jul 22 17:55:12 BST 2008

On Tuesday 22 July 2008 11:11:09 wang kai wrote:
> Firefox has a great Universal Charset Detection with a mix of above 3
> methods. I've tested another charset/encoding detector: python-chardet,
> it's worse, Firefox' is the best  detector by far, Java already port it.
> and its License(MPL) is a triple license now  and compatible with GPL. i
> suggest you use it, not to re-invent the wheel.

> if you guys wish to accept such things, i can continue porting it to
> kde4's trunk version. And also if you're not comfortable with the
> license, i can even rewrite one from scratch.

I can't really comment on the code, although I guess better encoding detection 
would be welcome, but code for kdelibs needs to be LGPL compatible, not just 
GPL compatible.


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