[R6RS] BOM-based codecs

Michael Sperber sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Wed Aug 16 13:23:31 EDT 2006

William D Clinger <will at ccs.neu.edu> writes:

> The utf-bom-codec you are proposing would not do away with
> the need for the utf-16-codec and utf-32-codec that I have
> been advocating.  Those codecs differ from the utf-bom-codec
> you are proposing in that they:
>  * are Unicode standards
>  * default in the standard way when there is no byte order mark
>  * never default to an unexpected width

OK, I'l make that change.  I'm not sure the FAQ qualifies as the
definitive standard, though.  I was working off the table on page 325
of this chapter of the standard document:


Cheers =8-} Mike
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