This is a test of UTF-8. It should be used with a Unicode based Scheme system, such as MzScheme 300+. Notice the setting of the variable laml-character-encoding, which affects the encoding attribute of the xml declaration of the document. Be sure to switch to UTF-8 encoding before saving the text file.
Here are the Danish characters. Upper case: ÆØÅ. Lower case: æøå.
Here are some German characters: ä, ü, ß.
The use of LAML's HTML character transformation table is not necessary to obtain these. If, however, we want to make use of HTML's symbolic representation of special characters, the HTML character transformation table can be used to obtain this.