It appears the new language files are not read using UTF-8 (without BOM) as encoding or the game actively encodes the read content using UTF-8 again.
For example € (\u20AC) is displayed as â‚¬ which is its UTF-8 encoded representation.
- Download the attached file MC-124179 resource pack.zip and place it in your resourcepacks folder
- Load the resource pack
- Use the following command
The language file is properly encoded using UTF-8 without BOM and contains the following:
But in-game the following is shown: