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Hi I have a website that is in Traditional Chinese and when I check the site statistics it tell me that the search term for the website is å%8f°å%8d%97 親å­%90é¤%90廳 which obviously makes no sense to me. My question is what is this encoding called? And is there a way to use Python to decode this character string. Thank you.

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there was an answer here but it has disappeared!! What happened? –  boobami Sep 18 '12 at 10:39

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I asked the same question on stackoverflow and got the following answer. The solution works like a charm.

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12316766/decoding-unknown-encoded-traditional-chinese-character-strings-using-python

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