[Haskell-cafe] Type system madness

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Wed Jul 11 18:33:56 EDT 2007

On Jul 11, 2007, at 15:23 , Alex Queiroz wrote:

> On 7/11/07, Andrew Coppin <andrewcoppin at btinternet.com> wrote:
>> When I tell the editor to save UTF-8, it inserts some weird "BOM"
>> character at the start of the file - and thus, any attempt at
>> programatically processing that file instantly fails. :-(
>     Are you sure it's not UTF-16?

GNOME's gedit, for one, has a tendency to put byte order marks at the  
beginning of every line in UTF8 mode.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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