Re: UTF-8 'BOM'

From: Rick McGowan (
Date: Thu Jan 20 2005 - 10:42:35 CST

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    Hans Aberg wote:

    > MS did invent BOM's for use with UTF-16

    This is factually incorrect. I seem to recall that the Byte Order Mark was
    invented by a gentleman from WordPerfect. I was present at the UTC meeting
    when the concept was introduced.


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