[rfc-i] Byte order marks
julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed Nov 5 08:54:24 PST 2008
Joe Touch wrote:
>> Looking more carefully at the Emacs 23 implementation, it has several
>> coding systems. The utf-8 coding system is the default, and it does not
>> parse or generate signature BOM. There is a utf-8-auto coding system
>> that will ignore leading BOM. There is auto-detect features that
>> automatically changes the coding system when the input is not detected
>> as UTF-8 (e.g., Latin-1).
> Understood. These are all, IMO, good reasons to never include the BOM.
For the record: I disagree with that. These are good reasons to fix
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