What encoding is your data in? utf8? Single-byte encoding? Marc8? That 
information matters a lot to determine whether your idea would work. If it is 
in a single-byte encoding there is often no way to determine the script the 
character belongs to.

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From: George Milten [mailto:george.mil...@gmail.com]
Sent: dinsdag 10 februari 2015 13:27
To: perl4lib@perl.org
Subject: UNICODE character identification

Hello friendly folks,

follows what i am trying to do, and i am looking for your help in order to find 
the most clever way to achieve this:

We have records, that include typos like this: we have a word say Plato, where 
the last o is inputted with the keyboard set to Greek language, so we need 
something that would parse all metadata in a per character basis, check against 
what is the script language that the majority of characters the word belongs to 
have, and return the odd characters, the script they belong, and the record 
identifier they were found in, so as to be able to correct them

thank you in advance

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