Binfmt_misc plugin for utf-8 scripts
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This package provides an additional binary format for linux: scripts which start with an utf-8 signature (aka bom), i.e. with the byte sequence \xef\xbb\xbf#!.

this is particularly useful for scripting languages which recognize the bom, e.g. python. with python 2.3 or newer, scripts with the utf-8 bom are considered utf-8 enocded without the need for an addition encoding declaration.
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blueXrider 11 years ago

quite nice