>> in the long term most likely yes, but how many of the
>> people on this list can easily (in their favorite editing system) edit or
>> generate a utf8 encoded file? hands up?
> me: emacs20 + mule-ucs.
me too: Tex-Edit Plus (there are other editors on the Mac
which allow to save in uft-8 encoding).
However, I think the question is wrong. The right one is,
how many of the people on this list will use an editor which
can generate a utf-8 encoded file _within 4 or 5 years_?