From: Hans Aberg (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jun 02 2005 - 06:30:46 CDT
At 12:04 +0200 2005/06/02, Theo Veenker wrote:
>If someone sends me a text file marked charset=ISO-10646-UCS-2
>or charset=ISO-10646-UCS-4, should an initial BOM in this file have
>the same meaning as a BOM in UTF-16/32?
>In other words are UCS-2 and UCS-4 character encoding schemes?
>Or do the UCS-2/4 only exist as CEFs UCS-2BE, UCS-2LE, UCS-4BE
Those who use the BOM, encode the Unicode code point (i.e., character
number), so its encoded binary value will vary from encoding to
encoding. Its use is not required any Unicode standard, though it is
-- Hans Aberg
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