[Blog] Script Only Stacks

Tim Bleiler bleiler at buffalo.edu
Thu Mar 3 20:17:59 CET 2016

> On Mar 3, 2016, at 2:01 PM, Tore Nilsen <tore.nilsen at me.com> wrote:
> I think TextWrangler is a better choice than TextEdit for this purpose. In textWrangler you can specify both UTF 16 and Unix line endings.

TextWrangler shows a working script only stacks as UTF-8, with BOM and Unix (LF).

A “broken” one shows UTF-8 and Unix (LF). So, the difference is BOM.

A discussion of with or without BOM can be found here:

I guess that leaves the question of whether this should remain a requirement of script only stacks or if the engine can be modified to accept without BOM.


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