HTMLEntities

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):

ruby setup.rb

Alternatively, you can just use the gem.

Licence

This code is free to use under the terms of the MIT licence:

Copyright (c) 2005-2009 Paul Battley

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to
deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the
rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or
sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in
all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
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FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS
IN THE SOFTWARE.

If you'd like to negotiate a different licence for a specific use, just contact me – I'll almost certainly permit it.

Contact

Comments are welcome. Send an email to pbattley@gmail.com.