What font is the DEC logo?

Evan Koblentz evan at snarc.net
Sun Aug 17 21:33:12 CDT 2008


Thanks, very helpful.


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Evan Koblentz wrote:
> Does anyone happen to know which font(s) best replicate the DEC logo, 
> such as this: http://www.vaxination.ca/vms/alpha/digital_556.jpg ...?

There isn't ANY standard font that is very close to it; the letters were 
originally hand drawn.  History and a Postscript font of the logo can be 
found here:

http://nedbatchelder.com/blog/200712/ancient_history_the_digital_logo.html




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