tool to strip Byte-Order Marks from UTF-8 text files
Bomstrip is a very simple tool that removes BOM's (byte-order- marks) from UTF-8 files. UTF-8 does not have byte-ordering issues, so there is absolutely no need to have three bytes (the UTF-8-BOM) that do not say anything about the byte-order (since there is nothing to say).
20 March 2013
public-domain The bomstrip utility, all implementations, and all related files, including the Debian package files, are in thepublic domain.
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