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On 5/31/09, Bulat Ziganshin <> wrote:
> Hello Lua,
> i use UTF8 encoding for string data and so my users editing scripts
> should use UTF8 editors. the most well-known windows one, Notepad,
> adds BOM to the beginning of UTF8-encoded files
> may be Lua interpreter should ignore BOM at beginning of file/string
> it executes?
> --
> Best regards,
>  Bulat                

I've gone and hacked the bit in the lua code that is used to load code
to ignore the silly BOM that M$ insists in introducing into text
files. I am far away from that code just now, but if you want me to
send you a patch some time in 10 days or so, drop me a note.