Re: Subject: Re: 32'nd bit & UTF-8

From: John H. Jenkins (
Date: Wed Jan 19 2005 - 12:59:38 CST

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    On Jan 19, 2005, at 11:18 AM, Oliver Christ wrote:

    > I agree that "byte order" is misleading in the case of UTF8 but in
    > practice it's a blessing.

    This is decidedly a case where one's mileage may vary. I've more than
    once been bitten by scripts that refuse to run on Mac OS X because the
    presence of a UTF-8 BOM screws up the Unix '#!' convention.

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