Le mardi 18 novembre 2003 à 10:02:42, Adrian Cockcroft écrivit :

AC> I feel that most solutions fall short of ideal. Set the post (zip) code in
AC> caps with lining figures and it dominates the text block. However, set it in
AC> small caps with old style figures and it recedes.

caps & small caps and 3/4-lining figs, like in Bell.

AC> I've pondered this many times -- what other solutions have people arrived
AC> at?

open the envelope and drop it to the trash bin, then read the
(optionnally well set) letter!

Hey! typography is massive reproduction of text.

 Thierry Bouche