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encoding/gob: doc.go is out of date #30656
It does reproduce in Go 1.12 and my guess it is outdated since Go 1.2.
The section on encoding details does not reflect changes made to wireType.
I also suggest adding
Edit: Quick link https://golang.org/pkg/encoding/gob/#hdr-Encoding_Details