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Id: 93372
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Queue: Encode

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Subject: Encode choses BE when LE would be appropriate
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In Encode::Unicode, "When BE or LE is omitted during encode(), it returns a BE-encoded string with BOM prepended.". As far as I can tell, RFC 2781 does not mandate this. Surely, in the absence of a BOM the better choice would be to use the endianness of the system.

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