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Re: utf-16le vs utf-16-le

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: utf-16le vs utf-16-le
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 09:12:49 +0100
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:

Emacs behaves correctly IMO, since its behavior is tuned for reading
text, and BOM is not part of the text.  If you want to debug the
programs that generated that text, you can always use no-conversion or

But you don't know what you are debugging until Emacs (or something else) points out the unexpected BOM. Indicating the presence of a BOM isn't really any different to indicating the encoding, though a better (more noticeable) UI might be some indicator in the left fringe on the first line of the file, rather than just a change to the character in the modeline.

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