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Change message for Byte-Order Mark found in UTF-8 File

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 21:32:06 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20121128213206515257.16ae819e@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Andreas Prilop, Wed, 28 Nov 2012 20:28:28 +0100 (CET):
> I would like to add:
> Remove the following obsolete and silly warning.
> 
> 
>  Byte-Order Mark found in UTF-8 File.
> 
>  The Unicode Byte-Order Mark (BOM) in UTF-8 encoded files is known
>  to cause problems for some text editors and older browsers.
>  You may want to consider avoiding its use until it is better supported.

I agree. But let's keep that a separate issue. Besides, it looks as if 
one is slowly moving the right direction with regard to the BOM: 
http://www.w3.org/mid/50AE1972.6010907@w3.org
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leif halvard silli
Received on Wednesday, 28 November 2012 20:32:39 GMT

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