(Aside: If I seem to be obsessed with the details of the alignment of type, it's because I am. There is a reason for this.)
The History of Vertical Alignment & Its Systems
Vertical Alignment Within a Series
Lining Systems (Vertical, Between Series)
Two concepts, too often conflated into one word (and unfortunately absent from the digital world): a lining face vs. a lining system.
A Titling face is not the same as just the capitals of a regular UC/lc face.
N.B., It is not possible in any digital lettering system which does not identify the dimensional limits of the body to distinguish a Titling face or encode its designer's intent for its vertical setting. This is another example which demonstrates that these are not systems of type but rather of lettering.
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