Massively useful, and clearly the right thing
for dealing with those messy foreign
languages without resorting to the unspeakable ugliness of 8-bit ASCII
, that which forces you to choose between having curly brackets or
accented vowels, and therefore screws royally Italian C
programmers (and French C programmers and ...).
Unfortunately, no web browser implements the full set, and all I can do is say things like † and hope that the right character (actually glyph: you never see characters, only glyphs) appear on my screen.
What your browser thinks about †: --->†