[OS X TeX] What is BOM?

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Sun Jan 4 18:07:20 EST 2009

On 4 jan 2009, at 23:40, Friedrich Vosberg wrote:

> TextWrangler has an option to save files with or without BOM. What  
> is BOM?

You do not want a byte order mark (BOM), so save your files without it.
Adding a BOM will mess up a lot of systems and tools, and is not  
needed [1].


[1] http://blog.macromates.com/2005/handling-encodings-utf-8/

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