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Metafonts

(If you have never heard about Metafont before, you might be interested in reading the Wikipedia article before continuing with this post.) Metafont is very different from usual font editors, such as Fontlab or FontForge; in fact it is not an editor at all, but rather a compiler that takes program code as the input and outputs a font. To design with Metafont is much more similar to writing a computer program, than to draw a picture.

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