Re: Titles and headings in Georgian script

From: David Starner (
Date: Wed Jul 25 2007 - 01:34:37 CDT

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    On 7/24/07, Aiet Kolkhi <> wrote:
    > Hello,
    > this is a very interesting question.
    > To put it short, this is somewhat incorrect to comprare "Mtavruli"
    > (capital) style of contemporary Georgian alphabet (Mkhedruli) to small
    > caps font style. And it is definitely wrong to look for solutions in
    > CSS and other typographical directions, as the two "styles" or scripts
    > (consider as you like) are different in shape and changing size of the
    > characters would not give us Mtavruli style from Mkedruli script, nor
    > the other way around.

    That does not follow; italics are different in shape from normal
    characters, and yet are treated as a typographical feature. There's no
    hard and fast rules, but if it's the same set of characters used in a
    different situation, like a header, it's typographic.

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