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From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: UCS-2BE
Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2006 21:57:25 +0900
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In article <address@hidden>, Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> writes:

> Kenichi Handa <address@hidden> writes:
> > By the way, why do people want such many variants... sigh...

> Actually, sane people only want UTF-8. :-)

Actually, UTF-8 is not that sane nowadays because it may
have BOM <EF BB BF>.  I read Unicode 4.1 but it doesn't
define how to treat the heading byte sequence <EF BB BF> of
UTF-8.  It says, in short, "be careful"!!!  Sigh...

Is the situation somehow improved in Unicode 5.0?

Kenichi Handa

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