HTML entity encoding and decoding for Ruby
The HTMLEntities module facilitates encoding and decoding of (X)HTML entities from/to their corresponding UTF-8 codepoints.
To install (requires root/admin privileges):
Alternatively, you can just use the gem.
This code is free to use under the terms of the MIT licence:
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