From: Hans Aberg (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Jan 19 2005 - 14:38:34 CST
On 2005/01/19 19:59, John H. Jenkins at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> 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.
It is clear that the use of a BOM in UTF-8 should properly be viewed as a
file format, and not a character encoding format.
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