Author pitrou
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> Neither am I.  Even in "old-style" English with ae and oe, one wrote
> ÆGYPT and ÆSIR all caps but Ægypt and Æsir in titlecase, not *Aegypt or
> *Aesir.  Similarly with ŒNOLOGY / Œnology / œnology, never *Oenology.

Trying to disprove you a bit:
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51G6CH9XFFL._SL500_AA300_.jpg
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51k7TmosPdL._SL500_AA300_.jpg
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/518UzMeLFCL._SL500_AA300_.jpg

but classical typographies seem to write either the uppercase Œ or the lowercase œ.

That said, I wonder why Unicode even includes ligatures like ff. Sounds like mission creep to me (and horrible annoyances for people like us).
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