From: Hans Aberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jan 20 2005 - 14:47:08 CST
On 2005/01/20 17:42, Rick McGowan at email@example.com wrote:
>> 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.
To be more accurate, other posters mentioned its presence as a consequcne of
a MS text editor that always stamped BOM's, also in the case of UTF-8.Check
with those posters on details.
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