[Haskell-cafe] Type system madness

Ketil Malde ketil at ii.uib.no
Thu Jul 12 04:04:58 EDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-07-11 at 20:10 +0100, Andrew Coppin 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. :-(

While BOMs (Byte Order Mark) are pretty irrelevant to byte-oriented
encodings like UTF-8, I think programs that fail on their presence can
be considered buggy.


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