[STXT Translator] Wrap and use ICU's Character Set Detection feature.
|Reported by:||siarzhuk||Owned by:||nobody|
|Blocked By:||Blocking:||#3065, #6252, #6447, #7954|
|Has a Patch:||no||Platform:||All|
There are set of tickets describing problems with text documents loading:
Documents in some encodings cannot be loaded at all. Current encoding guessing in STXT translator was borrowed from BSD file tool and is not perfect nowadays. From the other side latest version of ICU provides the Character Set Detection support that can be wrapped by our Local Kit and used in STXT translator for more complete support of encodings in Haiku.
PS: This is another post-GCI task that was unfortunately not claimed during GCI 2012.