Calling all typographers

Paul Koning paulkoning at
Thu Apr 28 11:18:06 CDT 2016

> On Apr 28, 2016, at 8:19 AM, Rod Smallwood <rodsmallwood52 at> 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.

I just found FontForge, which is open source.  A few minutes experimentation shows that it is quite happy to draw straight lines, including doing obvious stuff like line segments forced to be horizontal or vertical, or circles or ellipses.  Bezier curves too, of course.


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