I continue to get bogged down with this error every time I sync from gcal, I have this ut8 flag set in my config as well, any direction would be helpful.

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  • Welcome! Could you please describe what you're trying to do? Not clear to me.
    – JeanPierre
    Aug 1, 2019 at 13:32
  • Sorry had a wrong title. basically, everytime I sync my google cal with org-gcal it throws this warning / error. My calender entries have special characters å I was under the impression that was causing it.
    – Gayan Hewa
    Aug 1, 2019 at 13:44
  • I created an issue in the project, have the same problem since after July. github.com/kidd/org-gcal.el/issues/41.
    – sdaaish
    Aug 16, 2019 at 14:06

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After upgrading request package to the latest version this is working for me. See this https://github.com/kidd/org-gcal.el/issues/41

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