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While poking at the unfinished parts of a face that is still not ready for release, I'm taking another look at the core alphabets and wondering if they need to be reorganized. It's a unicase which has cap and lower forms for A/a, E/e, N/n, U/u, and Y/y, and caps for the rest. These are all lining. But I also have descending swash-tailed versions of J, Q, and R, which at present reside in the capital slots. Should I move them? Because this is my thinking:
1. Users may want to set it as no-nonsense allcaps, and will want that to be as easy as turning on capslock.
2. Still, most users who want the unicase will probably want solid lining, too, as easily as not pressing shift or capslock.
3. But duplicating the first J, Q, and R and relegating the second to an Opentype feature is just erecting barriers to people who aren't using InDesign — still a significant part of the market, I think.
What do you think? How would you want it if you were using it?