Word2000 does that as well (on any version of Windows).
From: Robert Brady [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, August 13, 1999 11:48 AM
To: Unicode List
Subject: RE: Unicode and Kermit
On Fri, 13 Aug 1999, F. Avery Bishop (Exchange) wrote:
> Notepad on Windows 2000 does detect BE BOM and read it correctly. It also
> writes the file back out in the same format it was read in by default, but
> you can override that to be UTF-8 or BE Unicode if you want.
What about other miscellaneous programs such as "Wordpad", and so on...?
If it's just notepad that does it, that's pretty pointless.
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