>> This is not quite true: BOM is not quite a NO-OP; it does
need to be removed > from a file. For example, f I split a file
into two, then concatenate, the > result should be identical to
the original--it isn't unless I remove the BOM.
>True. But what effect does the extra ZWNBSP have in such a
case? Nearly none: the character is zero-width, does not affect
breaking, etc. (If the file was broken between a base
character and its combining character(s), then you may have a
Should we also expect that the extra ZWNBSP might also affect
cursor movement & selection using, e.g., ctrl-right arrow (the
ZWNBSP might appear as a word boundary where none existed prior
to the split/concatenation)?
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