Package: utf8script (1.0-1build1) [universe]
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Original Maintainer (usually from Debian):
- Martin von Loewis
It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.
binfmt_misc plugin for UTF-8 scripts
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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