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    unhomoglyph

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    Replace all homoglyphs with base characters. Useful to detect similar strings. For example, to prohibit register similar looking nicknames at websites.

    Data source - Recommended confusable mapping for IDN, v13.0.0.

    Note! Text after transform is NOT intended be read by humans. For example, m will be transformed to r + n. Goal is to compare 2 strings after transform, to check if sources looks similar or not. If sources look similar, then transformed strings are equal.

    Install

    npm install unhomoglyph --save

    Example

    const unhomoglyph = require('unhomoglyph');
     
    console.log(unhomoglyph('AΑАᎪᗅᴀꓮ')); // => AAAAAAA
    console.log(unhomoglyph('m'));        // => rn (r + n)
     
    //
    // Compare nicknames
    //
     
    const username1 = 'm';
    const username2 = 'rn';
     
    if (unhomoglyph(username1) === unhomoglyph(username2)) {
      console.log(`"${username1}" and "${username2} look similar`);
    }

    Update

    npm run update

    License

    MIT

    Install

    npm i unhomoglyph

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    Version

    1.0.6

    License

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