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Change Logs

* Fri Dec 17 2021 Max Lin <>
- use PrettyTable for SLE build because SLE doesn't have
  renamed version
* Mon Dec 06 2021 Dirk Müller <>
- update to 2.0.9:
  * Moderating the logging impact (since 2.0.8) for specific
  * Wrong logging level applied when setting kwarg `explain` to True
* Mon Nov 29 2021 Dirk Müller <>
- update to 2.0.8:
  * Improvement over Vietnamese detection
  * MD improvement on trailing data and long foreign (non-pure latin)
  * Efficiency improvements in cd/alphabet_languages
  * call sum() without an intermediary list following PEP 289 recommendations
  * Code style as refactored by Sourcery-AI
  * Minor adjustment on the MD around european words
  * Remove and replace SRTs from assets / tests
  * Initialize the library logger with a `NullHandler` by default
  * Setting kwarg `explain` to True will add provisionally
  * Fix large (misleading) sequence giving UnicodeDecodeError
  * Avoid using too insignificant chunk
  * Add and expose function `set_logging_handler` to configure a specific
* Fri Nov 26 2021 Dirk Müller <>
- require lower-case name instead of breaking build
* Thu Nov 25 2021 Matej Cepl <>
- Use lower-case name of prettytable package
* Sun Oct 17 2021 Martin Hauke <>
- Update to version 2.0.7
  * Addition: bento Add support for Kazakh (Cyrillic) language
  * Improvement: sparkle Further improve inferring the language
    from a given code page (single-byte).
  * Removed: fire Remove redundant logging entry about detected
  * Improvement: zap Refactoring for potential performance
    improvements in loops.
  * Improvement: sparkles Various detection improvement (MD+CD).
  * Bugfix: bug Fix a minor inconsistency between Python 3.5 and
    other versions regarding language detection.
- Update to version 2.0.6
  * Bugfix: bug Unforeseen regression with the loss of the
    backward-compatibility with some older minor of Python 3.5.x.
  * Bugfix: bug Fix CLI crash when using --minimal output in
    certain cases.
  * Improvement: sparkles Minor improvement to the detection
    efficiency (less than 1%).
- Update to version 2.0.5
  * Improvement: sparkles The BC-support with v1.x was improved,
    the old staticmethods are restored.
  * Remove: fire The project no longer raise warning on tiny
    content given for detection, will be simply logged as warning
  * Improvement: sparkles The Unicode detection is slightly
    improved, see #93
  * Bugfix: bug In some rare case, the chunks extractor could cut
    in the middle of a multi-byte character and could mislead the
    mess detection.
  * Bugfix: bug Some rare 'space' characters could trip up the
    UnprintablePlugin/Mess detection.
  * Improvement: art Add syntax sugar __bool__ for results
    CharsetMatches list-container.
- Update to version 2.0.4
  * Improvement: sparkle Adjust the MD to lower the sensitivity,
    thus improving the global detection reliability.
  * Improvement: sparkle Allow fallback on specified encoding
    if any.
  * Bugfix: bug The CLI no longer raise an unexpected exception
    when no encoding has been found.
  * Bugfix: bug Fix accessing the 'alphabets' property when the
    payload contains surrogate characters.
  * Bugfix: bug pencil2 The logger could mislead (explain=True) on
    detected languages and the impact of one MBCS match (in #72)
  * Bugfix: bug Submatch factoring could be wrong in rare edge
    cases (in #72)
  * Bugfix: bug Multiple files given to the CLI were ignored when
    publishing results to STDOUT. (After the first path) (in #72)
  * Internal: art Fix line endings from CRLF to LF for certain
- Update to version 2.0.3
  * Improvement: sparkles Part of the detection mechanism has been
    improved to be less sensitive, resulting in more accurate
    detection results. Especially ASCII. #63 Fix #62
  * Improvement: sparklesAccording to the community wishes, the
    detection will fall back on ASCII or UTF-8 in a last-resort
- Update to version 2.0.2
  * Bugfix: bug Empty/Too small JSON payload miss-detection fixed.
  * Improvement: sparkler Don't inject unicodedata2 into sys.modules
- Update to version 2.0.1
  * Bugfix: bug Make it work where there isn't a filesystem
    available, dropping assets frequencies.json.
  * Improvement: sparkles You may now use aliases in cp_isolation
    and cp_exclusion arguments.
  * Bugfix: bug Using explain=False permanently disable the verbose
    output in the current runtime #47
  * Bugfix: bug One log entry (language target preemptive) was not
    show in logs when using explain=True #47
  * Bugfix: bug Fix undesired exception (ValueError) on getitem of
    instance CharsetMatches #52
  * Improvement: wrench Public function normalize default args
    values were not aligned with from_bytes #53
- Update to version 2.0.0
  * Performance: zap 4x to 5 times faster than the previous 1.4.0
  * Performance: zap At least 2x faster than Chardet.
  * Performance: zap Accent has been made on UTF-8 detection,
    should perform rather instantaneous.
  * Improvement: back The backward compatibility with Chardet has
    been greatly improved. The legacy detect function returns an
    identical charset name whenever possible.
  * Improvement: sparkle The detection mechanism has been slightly
    improved, now Turkish content is detected correctly (most of
    the time)
  * Code: art The program has been rewritten to ease the
    readability and maintainability. (+Using static typing)
  * Tests: heavy_check_mark New workflows are now in place to
    verify the following aspects: Performance, Backward-
    Compatibility with Chardet, and Detection Coverage in addition#
    to currents tests. (+CodeQL)
  * Dependency: heavy_minus_sign This package no longer require
    anything when used with Python 3.5 (Dropped cached_property)
  * Docs: pencil2 Performance claims have been updated, the guide
    to contributing, and the issue template.
  * Improvement: sparkle Add --version argument to CLI
  * Bugfix: bug The CLI output used the relative path of the
    file(s). Should be absolute.
  * Deprecation: red_circle Methods coherence_non_latin, w_counter,
    chaos_secondary_pass of the class CharsetMatch are now
    deprecated and scheduled for removal in v3.0
  * Improvement: sparkle If no language was detected in content,
    trying to infer it using the encoding name/alphabets used.
  * Removal: fire Removed support for these languages: Catalan,
    Esperanto, Kazakh, Baque, Volapük, Azeri, Galician, Nynorsk,
    Macedonian, and Serbocroatian.
  * Improvement: sparkle utf_7 detection has been reinstated.
  * Removal: fire The exception hook on UnicodeDecodeError has
    been removed.
- Update to version 1.4.1
  * Improvement: art Logger configuration/usage no longer
    conflict with others #44
- Update to version 1.4.0
  * Dependency: heavy_minus_sign Using standard logging instead
    of using the package loguru.
  * Dependency: heavy_minus_sign Dropping nose test framework in
    favor of the maintained pytest.
  * Dependency: heavy_minus_sign Choose to not use dragonmapper
    package to help with gibberish Chinese/CJK text.
  * Dependency: wrench heavy_minus_sign Require cached_property
    only for Python 3.5 due to constraint. Dropping for every
    other interpreter version.
  * Bugfix: bug BOM marker in a CharsetNormalizerMatch instance
    could be False in rare cases even if obviously present. Due
    to the sub-match factoring process.
  * Improvement: sparkler Return ASCII if given sequences fit.
  * Performance: zap Huge improvement over the larges payload.
  * Change: fire Stop support for UTF-7 that does not contain a
    SIG. (Contributions are welcome to improve that point)
  * Feature: sparkler CLI now produces JSON consumable output.
  * Dependency: Dropping PrettyTable, replaced with pure JSON
  * Bugfix: bug Not searching properly for the BOM when trying
    utf32/16 parent codec.
  * Other: zap Improving the package final size by compressing
* Thu May 20 2021
- version update to 1.3.9
  * Bugfix: bug In some very rare cases, you may end up getting encode/decode errors due to a bad bytes payload #40
  * Bugfix: bug Empty given payload for detection may cause an exception if trying to access the alphabets property. #39
  * Bugfix: bug The legacy detect function should return UTF-8-SIG if sig is present in the payload. #38
* Tue Feb 09 2021 John Vandenberg <>
- Switch to PyPI source
- Add Suggests: python-unicodedata2
- Remove executable bit from charset_normalizer/assets/frequencies.json
- Update to v1.3.6
  * Allow prettytable 2.0
- from v1.3.5
  * Dependencies refactor and add support for py 3.9 and 3.10
  * Fix version parsing
* Mon May 25 2020 Petr Gajdos <>
- %python3_only -> %python_alternative
* Mon Jan 27 2020 Marketa Calabkova <>
- Update to 1.3.4
  * Improvement/Bugfix : False positive when searching for successive upper, lower char. (ProbeChaos)
  * Improvement : Noticeable better detection for jp
  * Bugfix : Passing zero-length bytes to from_bytes
  * Improvement : Expose version in package
  * Bugfix : Division by zero
  * Improvement : Prefers unicode (utf-8) when detected
  * Apparently dropped Python2 silently
* Fri Oct 04 2019 Marketa Calabkova <>
- Update to 1.3.0
  * Backport unicodedata for v12 impl into python if available
  * Add aliases to CharsetNormalizerMatches class
  * Add feature preemptive behaviour, looking for encoding declaration
  * Add method to determine if specific encoding is multi byte
  * Add has_submatch property on a match
  * Add percent_chaos and percent_coherence
  * Coherence ratio based on mean instead of sum of best results
  * Using loguru for trace/debug <3
  * from_byte method improved
* Thu Sep 26 2019 Tomá? Chvátal <>
- Update to 1.1.1:
  * from_bytes parameters steps and chunk_size were not adapted to sequence len if provided values were not fitted to content
  * Sequence having lenght bellow 10 chars was not checked
  * Legacy detect method inspired by chardet was not returning
  * Various more test updates
* Fri Sep 13 2019 Tomá? Chvátal <>
- Update to 0.3:
  * Improvement on detection
  * Performance loss to expect
  * Added --threshold option to CLI
  * Bugfix on UTF 7 support
  * Legacy detect(byte_str) method
  * BOM support (Unicode mostly)
  * Chaos prober improved on small text
  * Language detection has been reviewed to give better result
  * Bugfix on jp detection, every jp text was considered chaotic
* Fri Aug 30 2019 Tomá? Chvátal <>
- Fix the tarball to really be the one published by upstream
* Wed Aug 28 2019 John Vandenberg <>
- Initial spec for v0.1.8