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> Unicode contains a lot of characters which are distinct
> but visually identical or difficult to distinguish. This
> means, for instance, that you could have two different
> variables with the "same" name.

Not to mention the same character encoded differently in two different
files (e.g., one in Unicode the other in Latin1). Of course you can
always shoot your own foot, but some shots are harder to heal than

(But that would be a funny fragment to write: if ≺ < ≺ then ∗ = ∗ * ∗ end )

-- Roberto