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strip-bom-stream

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Strip UTF-8 byte order mark (BOM) from a stream

From Wikipedia:

The Unicode Standard permits the BOM in UTF-8, but does not require nor recommend its use. Byte order has no meaning in UTF-8.

Install

$ npm install --save strip-bom-stream

Usage

const fs = require('fs');
const stripBomStream = require('strip-bom-stream');
 
fs.createReadStream('unicorn.txt')
    .pipe(stripBomStream())
    .pipe(fs.createWriteStream('unicorn.txt'));

It's a Transform stream.

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License

MIT © Sindre Sorhus