[tex-live] File issue with TL2012 on Windows

Peter Breitenlohner peb at mppmu.mpg.de
Thu Aug 9 13:42:04 CEST 2012

On Wed, 8 Aug 2012, Khaled Hosny  wrote:

> Apart from the bug, why this is done only on Windows, BOM should be
> escaped on other platforms as well, nothing Windows specific about it.

Certainly true in principle, although files with byte order marks are
probably much more common on Windows.

Implementing this in TeX Live will be a medium size operation involving
at least texk/web2c and texk/ptexenc and perhaps this would best be put into

Peter Breitenlohner <peb at mppmu.mpg.de>

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