Several BOMs in the same file

From: Stefan Persson (
Date: Sun Mar 23 2003 - 07:14:55 EST

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    Let's say that I have two files, namely file1 & file2, in any Unicode
    encoding, both starting with a BOM, and I compile them into one by using

    cat file1 file2 > file3

    in Unix or

    copy file1 + file2 file3

    in MS-DOS, file3 will have the following contents:

    contents from file1
    contents from file2

    Is this in accordance with the Unicode standard, or do I have to remove
    the second BOM?


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