>> Just a quick comment on this. Yes, pgAdmin always added a BOM in every
>> SQL files it wrote.
> According to the Unicode standard, the BOM for UTF-8 files is not recommended:
> 2.6 Encoding Schemes
> ... Use of a BOM is neither required nor recommended for UTF-8, but may be
> encountered in contexts where UTF-8 data is converted from other encoding
> forms that use a BOM or where the BOM is used as a UTF-8 signature. See the
> “Byte Order Mark” subsection in Section 16.8, Specials, for more information.
Right. I think unconditionally adding BOM to a file is evil.
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