Re: ISO 15924 draft fixes - UTF-8 BOM

From: Markus Scherer (
Date: Fri May 21 2004 - 15:27:34 CDT

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    Michael Everson wrote:
    > At 08:31 -0700 2004-05-21, Mark Davis wrote:
    >>> I am not very happy about loading the plain-text in browsers. Three
    >>> of my browsers load it and *all* the French UTF-8 is displayed in
    >>> Latin 1.
    >> Michael, you just need to put a BOM at the start of the file. Direct
    >> access to
    >> the plain text file, would be much preferred. The file is small --
    >> there is no
    >> need to zip it (unlike, say, Unihan!).
    > I asked you yesterday "How?".

    In Windows Notepad, if you save as UTF-8, then you get a BOM/signature.

    (It has been suggested in the past to define a charset name that implies the use of the signature
    with UTF-8 much like the UTF-16 charset/CES works.)


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