[seqfan] Re: Windows text editor

Russ Cox rsc at swtch.com
Thu Jan 20 01:10:41 CET 2011

> kb> Russ Cox tood me that the new uploader expects text files to be encoded
> kb> in UTF-8.
> I hope that b-files stay in plain ASCII. The occurrence of (non-ASCII)
> byte-order-marks (BOM's) in UTF files (which are not shown by all editors by
> default and make parsing more difficult in basically all standard languages)
> is not a nice feature.

The b files have a strict format; byte order marks are not allowed.


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