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From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-25 01:56:05

Martin Wille wrote:
> Hi,
> shows three
> strange characters at the top of the page ().
> Apparently, those characters have the values EF BB BF in hexadecimal
> notation. Interpreted as UTF-8 sequence, they encode the Unicode
> codepoint FFFE. This codepoint is used as a marker for the endianness
> in encodings other than UTF-8. I doubt such a marker would be legal
> in or
> would make sense for an UTF-8 encoded document. Also, the document's
> content-type meta-tag claims the document uses ISO-8859-1.
> I suspect there's a problem in the toolchain used to create the
> document (oherwise, I would have fixed it in the repository).

FYI - the tool chain used is Windows Notepad editor with
the file saved as utf-8

Robert Ramey

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