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Re: questions & comments

 > You're not willing to use only small caps for superior
 > letters,aren't you?
 I find that I have much less use for superior letters than
 superior numerals.  The superior letters in the expert sets I've
 seen are regular lower-case glyphs (but not a full alphabet).

i meant: if you want ligning figures, then you should prefer ligning
lower cases (i.e. small caps). Just to point out the absurdity of what
you were saying.

 > ...it's always tedious in tex to use digits that are not at
 > their ascii location... 
 That was the point of my routine with superiors.etx: the
 numerals are accessed at their ASCII locations rather than
 having to use special macros.

yes, i understood that. I guess that people on this list will tell you
to use fonts with optical scaling, just as people on this list sent me
to hell when i asked for some support for the old type 1 fonts with
SCOSF variants... 
Th. Bouche      <http://www-fourier.ujf-grenoble.fr/~bouche/>
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