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Subject: Re: Draft proposal: Clarify guidance for use of a BOM as a UTF-8 encoding signature
From: Alisdair Meredith (alisdairm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-10-14 07:25:17


A minor note for clarity.

I would better understand the goal of this paper if there were an early sentence indicating
whether the target audience of the advice is:
   1) document authors
   2) document processing tools
   3) both equally

The advice seems geared strongly towards group (2), but we probably want to send a
message to group (1) as well.

AlisdairM

> On Oct 10, 2020, at 14:54, Tom Honermann via SG16 <sg16_at_[hidden]> 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 <https://corp.unicode.org/pipermail/unicode/2020-June/008713.html> back in June.
>
> Feedback is welcome. I plan to submit <https://www.unicode.org/pending/docsubmit.html> this to the UTC in a week or so pending review feedback.
>
> Tom.
>
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