METAFONT


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METAFONT

A system for the design of raster-based alphabets by Donald Knuth. A companion to TeX.

["The METAFONT Book," Donald Knuth, A-W 1986. Version 2.0, March 1990].
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Using interletter spacing variations and widths of letter strings with METAFONT, Liu and Arditi (2000) found that the participants made more mistakes in judging the number of letters in the stimulus strings as interletter spacing decreased.
1991) point fonts: "Times Pseudo Fixed Width," "Times No Side Bearings," Lucida Sans, Lucida Typewriter, and METAFONT (6 and 12 point; on a monitor).
The two other finalists for the award were: Donald Knuth for his TeX and METAFONT systems, which developed a new paradigm for typesetting and for his technique of literate programming; and John Gilmore for his work with Cygnus Solutions, the first company dedicated to supporting free software, as well as for his continued championship of the Free Software movement.