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[Groff] Proper Small Caps.

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: [Groff] Proper Small Caps.
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2015 11:15:05 +0000

complains about small caps from Word, etc., compared with small caps
designed by the designer.  Thought it might be of interest given troff's
long-time S\s-2MALL\s0 C\s-2APS\s0, especially used in the formatting of
Unix.  IIRC, Dennis Ritchie said they did it because the CAT gave them
the possibility, but it was regretted for the UNIX/Unix confusion it

Heirloom troff,, says

    Mechanisms for typesetting small capitals, old-style numerals, and
    arbitrary ligatures e.g. using Type 1 “expert” or OpenType fonts are

Don't know what the other various troff's support for proper small caps
is, e.g. plucking them from the OpenType font?

Cheers, Ralph.

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