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Re: coding tags and utf-16

From: Benjamin Riefenstahl
Subject: Re: coding tags and utf-16
Date: Sat, 04 Mar 2006 21:34:37 +0100
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Kenichi Handa writes:
>> ("\\`\xEF\xBB\xBF" . utf-8)
> As far as I know, UTF-8 should not start with this sequence unless
> the text really starts with ZWNBSP (very unlikely).

UTF-8 can start with a BOM.  See

>> ("\\`\xFE\xFF" . utf-16-be)
>> ("\\`\xFF\xFE" . utf-16-le)
> Although it's not clear how safe they are, if no one objects,
> I'll add them in auto-coding-regexp-alist.

Shouldn't those be utf-16-[bl]e-with-signature?  Or has the naming
convention changed?


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