[whatwg] U+FEFF (BOM) stripping in UTF-16BE and UTF-16LE
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Sep 14 20:42:31 PDT 2009
On Wed, 9 Sep 2009, Øistein E. Andersen wrote:
> § 188.8.131.52 "Preprocessing the input stream" requires that a leading
> U+FEFF (byte order mark) be stripped irrespective of encoding, contra
> Unicode, which says that a leading U+FEFF is part of the document when
> the byte order is already established by other means. This is probably
> harmless and potentially useful to deal with bislabelled documents, but
> it might be worth adding an explanatory note.
Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL
http://ln.hixie.ch/ U+263A /, _.. \ _\ ;`._ ,.
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