[R6RS] Source code encoding

Michael Sperber sperber
Mon Mar 7 13:20:17 EST 2005

>>>>> "Marc" == Marc Feeley <feeley at IRO.UMontreal.CA> writes:

>> >>>>> "Marc" == Marc Feeley <feeley at IRO.UMontreal.CA> writes:

>> No you wouldn't, as I noted slightly below in my email in a part you
>> didn't quote: you can always tell a file in UTF-8 + BOM apart from an
>> ASCII file.

Marc> Why would this be interesting, since an ASCII encoded file also happens
Marc> to be a UTF-8 encoded file?  Why would you want to distinguish these
Marc> encodings by adding a BOM to UTF-8?

You don't---you want the BOM to distinguish UTF-8 from UTF-16, not
ASCII from UTF-8.

Cheers =8-} Mike
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