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Re: [PATCH] replace 0xA0 to whitespace in plain text files (part 2)

> But at least, we could make the UTF-8 encoding explicit by including
> the BOM (byte order mark) at the beginning of such a file.  It is the
> byte sequence 0xEF 0xBB 0xBF.

Great.  Now, you just need to explain how to prevent that three-octet
sequence from occurring at the beginning of any other file, and it
might deserve that "explicit".

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