On Oct 27, 2008, at 5:39 AM, Martin Duerst wrote:

> At 12:24 08/10/27, James Gray wrote:
>
>> They sure could, yeah.  Our policy for TextMate development has  
>> always
>> been that UTF-8 is king.  We use it heavily and I'm sure some scripts
>> do contain multibyte characters in UTF-8.
>
> Wouldn't it be only these scripts (including those that contain
> \x escapes for UTF-8) that need the encoding indication at the top?
> (please note that literals with \u escapes are automatically UTF-8).

That's correct, just those scripts.  I have no idea which ones they  
are, but I could probably build a script to find them.

James Edward Gray II