>>>>> "Jörg" == Jörg Knappen <[log in to unmask]> writes:
Jörg> If there is no byte oreder mark, assume ASCII or some non-Unicode
Jörg> 8 bit encoding.
s/ASCII/UTF-8/ since utf-8 files should not have BOMs.
Otherwise, that is a good idea.
As for utf-8 or other, it may be useful to default to the character set
specified for the current $LOCALE. Maybe. :-/
James Cloos <[log in to unmask]> OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6