From: John Cowan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Nov 03 2002 - 11:57:33 EST
> I find it interesting, then, to see Michael saying that, since Notepad
> sticks a BOM-cum-signature at the start of its UTF-8, the rest of the
> world should support it.
There is another argument, viz. ISO/IEC 10646, which plainly proclaims
that the 8-BOM is a valid signature for UTF-8 files.
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