> > - The output encoding is limited to 8 bit fonts, which may not be
> >   enough to get correct kerning for some languages. (Can someone
> >   confirm or correct this???)
> We need some examples. I can't find any.

Japanese, to a certain extent.  But since there are some other
typographic oddities which can't be handled properly
(i.e. automatically) within TeX, this script isn't a good example.