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encoding/gob: package documentation doesn't tell that only exported fields of a struct are encoded #4579

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gopherbot opened this issue Dec 20, 2012 · 2 comments
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@gopherbot gopherbot commented Dec 20, 2012

by jbvanpuyvelde:

It's not written on the page http://golang.org/pkg/encoding/gob/ that the unexported
fields of a structure will not be serialized.

I took me some time to find the thread [1] where it is explained (it is also very
quickly said in the json package doc).

[1] https://groups.google.com/d/topic/golang-nuts/0jXG-5Y6VJA/discussion
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@rsc rsc commented Dec 22, 2012

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@rsc rsc commented Dec 22, 2012

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This issue was closed by revision d324c4a.

Status changed to Fixed.

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