RE: Names for UTF-8 with and without BOM

Date: Sun Nov 03 2002 - 07:34:31 EST

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    On 11/02/2002 11:59:24 AM "Joseph Boyle" wrote:

    >The first time I thought of UTF-8Y it sounded too flippant, but actually
    >is fairly self-explanatory if UTF-8 is taken as a given, and has the
    >of being short.

    UTF-8Y (and UTF-8J) is not at all intuitive. "UTF-8-yuk"? The better
    counterpart IMO to UTF-8N[o BOM], if we need these labels at all, would be

    - Peter

    Peter Constable

    Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International
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