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Subject: Re: small caps
From: Gerhard Kordmann <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Thu, 18 Nov 1999 10:39:15 +0100
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Original message from: "Hrant H. Papazian"
>> In German, where about 30% of words start with caps,
>> too much emphasis can stop the flow of reading, it is
>> like every noun screams "look at me, I am important".
>
>That's exactly what I mean.

        OK, we are on the same line of thought basically. But I have the
        (purely subjective) impression that reducing cap size a lot
        changes the graphical rhythm too much. A question of balance,
        and of habit, of course, after centuries of full size caps.

                Gerhard

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