Golang: Source Code Encoding

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Golang file must be encoded in UTF-8.

This means, make sure to setup your text editor to save file as UTF-8. Find it in a menu or preference setting.

[see Unicode Basics: Character Set, Encoding, UTF-8]

VSCode, Set File Encoding

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vscode encoding setting 2020-12-23

Vim, Set File Encoding

In vim, use one of these commands:

Emacs, Set File Encoding

Emacs File Encoding FAQ