Hi Ben!!!! Glad to see you went into full Emacs mode!!!
Since there might be some Windows users ot there and UTF-8 is kind of a pain to get it right in Emacs, here's a snippet from my own init.el.
;; UTF-8 please
(setq locale-coding-system 'utf-8) ; pretty
(set-terminal-coding-system 'utf-8) ; pretty
(set-keyboard-coding-system 'utf-8) ; pretty
(set-selection-coding-system 'utf-8) ; please
(setq-default buffer-file-coding-system 'utf-8-unix)
(setq-default default-buffer-file-coding-system 'utf-8-unix)
(when (eq system-type 'windows-nt)
Ah, excellent! Great call, I'll add these to the post and my own config.
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