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Re: [Lynx-dev] Unicode-marking, &c

From: Thorsten Glaser
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Unicode-marking, &c
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 09:18:40 +0000 (UTC)

David Woolley dixit:

> may use heuristics.

Interestingly enough, the BOM is actually a _standardised_ heuristics.

If it begins with a {UTF-8,UCS-[24][BL]E} BOM, and the subsequent
text does not contain any encoding errors, consider it of that

“It is inappropriate to require that a time represented as
 seconds since the Epoch precisely represent the number of
 seconds between the referenced time and the Epoch.”
        -- IEEE Std 1003.1b-1993 (POSIX) Section B.2.2.2

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