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Redefining a command and special character

I am trying to redefine \v command (wedge above character) to do what \vec does in mathmode and preserve \v in a command called, say \hac. This code works perfect \documentclass{article} \let\hac\v% ...
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Are (La)TeX macro/command names restricted to ASCII code characters (letters)?

Perhaps this question has been asked already, but my search efforts were unsuccessful. Is it necessary to have ASCII characters (i.e. letters basically [a..z,A..Z], special characters such as \( etc ...
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Parsing utf8 problems

There are a number of questions relating to problems when using utf8 input encoding, and the closest I found to my problem is, I think, What characters in a normal text document will screw up LaTeX?. ...
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\edef containing utf8 umlaut characters

Is it somehow possible to have utf8 characters (e.g. german umlauts) inside \edef ? The following example document behaves fine if the umlaut is given directly as argument like \convertTest{Müller}. ...