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Re: Editing exportet registry files

From: Gaëtan LEURENT
Subject: Re: Editing exportet registry files
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2005 20:52:30 +0200
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Juanma Barranquero wrote on 01 Jul 2005 20:01:14 +0200:

>> Shouldn't the utf-x files with signature be quite in front of the list
>> of detected coding systems?  I mean, that's what the signature is good
>> for in the first place, right?
> Well, yeah, but FF and FE *are* valid characters in many encodings.
> Latin encodings for most european language environments are going to
> be higher up the priority list, for example.

Well, a Latin-1 file is quite unlikely to begin with « þÿ » or « ÿþ ».

> Are there environments (operating systems, language environments,
> whatever) where utf-16 is the norm?

I think it's the case on MS Windows.


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