Donald Arseneau <[log in to unmask]> writes:

> OK...has consideration been given to using catcodes throughout
> a document that will facilitate \verb being used anywhere?
> This means that macros have to do argument parsing themselves,
> but hasn't that been worked on already with a view to *ml tagged
> input?

You mean, no longer provide for a real TeX comment character and brace
characters? Or everything short of that?