[Python-3000] BOM handling

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Thu Sep 14 22:15:34 CEST 2006

On 9/14/06, Josiah Carlson <jcarlson at uci.edu> wrote:
> So don't save it with a BOM and add a Python coding: directive to the
> second line.  Python and bash comments just happen to have the same #
> delimiter, and if your editor doesn't suck, then it should understand
> such a directive.

However, vim and emacs use *different* coding directive formats.
Python understands both, but (AFAIK) they don't understand each
other's. So which editor sucks? :-) :-) :-) (3 smileys is a
get-out-of-flamewar-free card :-))

I'm not trying to contradict you - just pointing out that the world
isn't as perfect as people here seem to want it to be.


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