Calling all typographers

Jon Elson elson at
Thu Apr 28 10:32:13 CDT 2016

On 04/28/2016 07:19 AM, Rod Smallwood wrote:
> I'd like to recover the DEC fonts and have looked at 
> several font creator/editors.
> Frankly they are dung.  Every fancy curve there is but not 
> a straight forward line and circle method of  creating 
> lower case characters
> as DEC did it.  I do need the ability to enter (or 
> import)  the lower case characters using just circles and 
> lines.
> Suggestions please
Have you tried MetaFont?  I've never actually created a font 
with it, just used it automatically within the TeX 
environment.  But, there is a human-readable language that 
defines the characters.


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