Calling all typographers
paulkoning at comcast.net
Thu Apr 28 11:05:07 CDT 2016
> On Apr 28, 2016, at 11:42 AM, Brian L. Stuart <blstuart at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 4/28/16, Rod Smallwood <rodsmallwood52 at btinternet.com> wrote:
>> Every fancy curve there is but not a straight
>> forward line and circle method of creating lower case
> I'm not sure if you count it as straightforward, but I'd
> suggest METAFONT. Straight lines are certainly straightforward.
> Circles are a little more fun, but once you get the hang
> of the math, most any curve is pretty easy to create.
Metafont has a fatal defect: it only generates bitmap fonts. Those have been obsolete for decades (except, occasionally, on display devices).
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