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Detect Encoding for In- and Outgoing Text

, 27 Oct 2009 Public Domain 266.4K 16.5K 220
Detect the encoding of a text without BOM (Byte Order Mask) and choose the best Encoding for persistence or network transport of text
namespace MultiLanguage
    using System;
    using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
    using System.Security;

    [StructLayout(LayoutKind.Sequential, Pack=8)]
    public struct tagSTATSTG
        public string pwcsName;
        public uint type;
        public _ULARGE_INTEGER cbSize;
        public _FILETIME mtime;
        public _FILETIME ctime;
        public _FILETIME atime;
        public uint grfMode;
        public uint grfLocksSupported;
        public Guid clsid;
        public uint grfStateBits;
        public uint reserved;

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Carsten Zeumer
Software Developer (Senior)
Germany Germany
Carsten started programming Basic and Assembler back in the 80’s when he got his first C64. After switching to a x86 based system he started programming in Pascal and C. He started Windows programming with the arrival of Windows 3.0. After working for various internet companies developing a linguistic text analysis and classification software for 25hours communications he is now working as a contractor.

Carsten lives in Hamburg, Germany with his wife and five children.

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