♇ Pluto — a paranormal Unicode converter

One day, an apprentice came to me. “Master, Oh, Master,” said he, “some people on French IRC write in Unicode. Others, however, still use ISO 8859-1. Why does Luit not handle this case?” I told him that doing what he wanted would require paranormal powers to guess which encoding is being used.

♇ Pluto is a legacy encoding to Unicode converter, similar to Luit, that can be used to wrap any application so it can speak to a Unicode-only terminal. Unlike Luit, however, Pluto has paranormal powers, which it uses to work out which encoding is being used at a given moment.

The main differences between Pluto and Luit are:

The Pluto manual page.

Download Pluto.

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Juliusz Chroboczek