Comment #7 on issue 322 by mjkl...@gmail.com: Add support for parsing text
files that contain a BOM, or UTF preamble for protoc.exe input
Why not just ignore this specific character? It's a simple test done only
on the first character of the file. Protobuf still work with UTF-8 files
without BOM as far as you don't use non-ascii characters (which I think is
the case of all user scripts) so this test is just making things
complicated for users of several different text editors.
Can't you do the test and ignore the first character if it's BOM, and
clarify the message as you suggested for all other non-ascii character
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