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Re: [SG16-Unicode] BOM in JSON (was: Re: SG16 meeting summary for July 31st, 2019)

From: Tony V E <tvaneerd_at_[hidden]>
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:03:29 -0400
On Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 1:16 AM Henri Sivonen <hsivonen_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> For formats that, for legacy reasons, support multiple encodings, the
> benefit is that iƤthe BOM unambiguously signals UTF-8. For UTF-8-only
> formats, the benefit of not treating the BOM as an error is to allow
> authoring with tools designed for the kind of formats where the BOM
> actually signals UTF-8 relative to other possibilities.

That makes sense to me.

Be seeing you,

Received on 2019-08-19 16:03:45