encode HTML entities

perl -MHTML::Entities -ne 'print encode_entities($_)' /tmp/subor.txt
Encode HTML entities supporting UTF-8 input and output

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By: brx75x
2012-10-11 08:31:14

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  • Encodes HTML entities from input (file or stdin) so it's possible to directly past the result to a blog or HTML source file.


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    perl -MHTML::Entities -ne 'print encode_entities($_)' /tmp/subor.txt
    jozef · 2009-02-06 12:44:24 0
  • The only command-line version of this task I could come up with that properly handles UTF-8 input, too. (Yes, I know how crazy it is to have UTF-8 with HTML entity escapes, but that stuff exists... sadly...; Just check Twitter.)


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    perl -C -MHTML::Entities -pe 'decode_entities($_);'
    fnl · 2015-11-13 15:07:54 0
  • For reverse, there's asc2xml asc2xml < entitiesfile > utf8file They come as a part of the html-xml-utils debian package. PS. Tried to submit sample data, but the site autoconverted the non ascii to html entities. So a bit of imagination is needed. Show Sample Output


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    xml2asc < inputfile > outputfile
    forcefsck · 2011-02-23 12:22:18 1

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