uhtml – convert foreign character set HTML file to unicode
HTML comes in various character set encodings
and has special forms to encode characters. To
make it easier to process html, uhtml is used
to normalize it to a unicode only form.
Uhtml detects the character set of the html input
to convert it to utf replacing html-entity forms
by ther unicode character representations except for
The converted html is written to
standard output. If no
was given, it is read from standard input. If the
option is given, the detected character set is printed and
the program exits without conversion.
In case character set detection fails, the default (utf)
is assumed. This default can be changed with the