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[Bug 12062] UTF-8 BOM should not be forbidden in Polyglot Markup

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Date: Thu, 03 Mar 2011 11:51:08 +0000
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--- Comment #4 from Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> 2011-03-03 11:51:07 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #1)

> ]]

>   •Within the document
>     &#9702;By using the BOM.

> [[

More nitty gritty: you say "the BOM". However there are 3 BOMs. That's the
reason why my proposed text said "a BOM".  I suggest that you say 

    ]] ... a BOM[[ 

Or, if you prefer "the BOM", then you must add something - for example 

  ]] By using the BOM _of the specific encoding_ [[

or something. Btw, the BOM is, according to XML, an 'encoding signature'. So
that wording is also an option:


  ]] By using the encoding signature (the BOM) of the specific encoding [[

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