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Bug#261413: ITP: utf8script -- binfmt_misc plugin for UTF-8 scripts

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : utf8script
  Version         : 1.0
  Upstream Author : Martin v. Löwis <Martin.vonLoewis@hpi.uni-potsdam.de>
* URL             : http://www.dcl.hpi.uni-potsdam.de/home/loewis/utf8script-1.0.tgz
* License         : GPL
  Description     : 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.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.4.26-1-686
Locale: LANG=de_DE@euro, LC_CTYPE=de_DE@euro

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