From: Michael \(michka\) Kaplan (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Mar 23 2003 - 09:01:21 EST
You can remove a per-file prefix, certainly. This would make sense.
But if you do not, what is the harm of a character that you cannot see
and which does not even have width or cause line breaking behavior?
Realistically, what would the problem be?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stefan Persson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Unicode List" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, March 23, 2003 4:14 AM
Subject: Several BOMs in the same file
> Let's say that I have two files, namely file1 & file2, in any
> encoding, both starting with a BOM, and I compile them into one by
> cat file1 file2 > file3
> in Unix or
> copy file1 + file2 file3
> in MS-DOS, file3 will have the following contents:
> contents from file1
> contents from file2
> Is this in accordance with the Unicode standard, or do I have to
> the second BOM?
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