Fixed \XF\Http\Metadata is not HTML5 compliant

Affected version


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In HTML5 browsers are required to recognize the UTF-8 BOM and use it to detect the encoding of the page
\XF\Http\Metadata does not detect UTF-8 BOM and might incorrectly fallback to windows-1252 if a website does not explicitly specify an encoding which does cause problems like
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XF Bug Bot

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Thank you for reporting this issue. It has now been resolved and we are aiming to include it in a future XF release (2.1.4).

Change log:
Detect UTF-8 Byte Order Marker to prevent incorrect Windows-1252 fallback
Any changes made as a result of this issue being resolved may not be rolled out here until later.