Draft proposal: Clarify guidance for use of a BOM as a UTF-8 encoding signature

Hans Åberg haberg-1 at telia.com
Tue Oct 13 03:57:22 CDT 2020

It would be best if stated that its use is a type of metadata, and such, Unicode has no opinion on its use.

> On 10 Oct 2020, at 20:54, Tom Honermann via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
> Attached is a draft proposal for the Unicode standard that intends to clarify the current recommendation regarding use of a BOM in UTF-8 text.  This is follow up to discussion on the Unicode mailing list back in June.
> Feedback is welcome.  I plan to submit this to the UTC in a week or so pending review feedback.
> Tom.
> <Unicode-BOM-guidance.pdf>

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