From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Nov 02 2002 - 16:27:17 EST
Tex Texin <tex at i18nguy dot com> wrote:
> I didn't think the XML standard allowed for utf-8 files to have a BOM.
> The standard is quite clear about requiring 0xFEFF for utf-16.
> I would have thought a proper parser would reject a non-utf-16 file
> beginning with something other than "<".
The standard explicitly allows UCS-4, UTF-16, and UTF-8 files to begin
with a BOM. See Appendix F.1, "Detection Without External Encoding
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