Remove a byte order mark (BOM) from a buffer.

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Remove a byte order mark (BOM) from a buffer.


Install with npm:
$ npm install --save remove-bom-buffer


var remove = require('remove-bom-buffer');
remove(new Buffer('\ufefffoo'));


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Jon Schlinkert


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