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SubjectRe: [Patch] Support UTF-8 scripts
On Mon, 19 Sep 2005 10:26:22 +0200, Bernd Petrovitsch said:

> We will see how it develops. Actually the marker could be used to detect
> endianness of the file if I read below URL correctly ....

Text files have endianness????

> ---- snip ----
> Q: How I should deal with BOMs?
> [...]
> 3. Some byte oriented protocols expect ASCII characters at the beginning
> of a file. If UTF-8 is used with these protocols, use of the BOM as
> encoding form signature should be avoided.
> ---- snip ----
> Voila. Avoid the BOM in your scripts and be done.

At which point the proposed kernel patch becomes pointless.. ;)

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