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From Andrea Pescetti <pesce...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Converting Thesurus (.DAT), Spellers (.DIC + .AFF) to UTF-8: question
Date Sun, 23 Jun 2013 22:25:06 GMT
Marco A.G.Pinto wrote:
> when I convert the files to UTF-8, which option shall I use?:
> 1) Convert to UTF-8 without BOM
> 2) Convert to UTF-8

Without BOM is fine. The Italian dictionary still uses ISO-8859 for 
historical reasons, but I've seen several working dictionary files 
encoded as UTF-8 without BOM (it is likely that with BOM is fine too, 
but I didn't check). Also, on Linux-based systems you will usually have 
many tools able to convert a text file to UTF-8, so you needn't 
recommend a specific tool in that case.

Regards,
   Andrea.

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