UTF-8 character encoding

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@yandex.ru
Thu Jun 21 10:39:00 GMT 2018

Greetings, Lee!

> I'm looking at
>   https://cygwin.com/packaging-hint-files.html#pvr.hint
> and it starts off with
>   Use UTF-8 character encoding.

> How do I do that and how do I check that I actually did use UTF-8
> character encoding _without_ using file?


> for whatever it's worth:
> $ file unicode.html
> unicode.html: HTML document, UTF-8 Unicode text

> $ file test.c
> test.c: C source, ASCII text

> I used vi to create both files & I'd like to understand why file says
> one is ascii & the other is utf-8

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Thursday, June 21, 2018 4:25:27

Sorry for my terrible english...

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