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Author tim.golden
Recipients gvanrossum, tim.golden, vinay.sajip, zmk
Date 2012-04-11.15:46:32
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It's used by some systems (Windows Notepad does this
if you save as UTF8) to indicate that the byte stream
*is* UTF8-encoded. It's not so much a BOM as a magic cookie.

I can't speak for syslog, I'm afraid

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