[rfc-i] Byte Order Marks for UTF-8

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Wed Jul 18 09:38:55 PDT 2012


On Jul 18, 2012, at 9:23 AM, Tim Bray wrote:

> That's probably a good recommendation, if we couple it with a mandate to never generate UTF-16.

Did I misread the messages from yesterday? I thought some text-reading software worked when it saw a UTF8 BOM but not if it didn't. If I misunderstood, then Phill's idea (don't include it in generated text formats) is fine. If not, the RFC Editor should investigate further.

--Paul Hoffman


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