On Tue, Feb 01, 2000 at 09:06:45PM +0100, Ruben Prins wrote:

FMi wrote:
> > It kind of feels wrong to me to open up that name space just to be able to
> > support \"A as an instance name --- but convince me otherwise :-)

No but it should support .

> (Ruben Prins would currently like to have an accented initial himself).

Many such problems should go away if a font encoding such as T1 or LY1 is
used. Perhaps T1 should be made the norm for latex2e*?