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Re: Google Summer of Code - Ideas List, please discuss

From: Xavier Scheuer
Subject: Re: Google Summer of Code - Ideas List, please discuss
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 19:33:56 +0100

On 22 February 2012 18:36, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
> Looks like I sloppily considered Metatype and Metatype1 the same
> project.  The download README is from 2009, and there have been a number
> of fonts produced using it.
> <URL:>
> The Polish TeX programmer team is continuing to create fonts using this
> tool as far as I know, though few others have picked it up.
> The TeX Gyre project
> <URL:> uses
> it according to its documentation, and works with roundtrips from
> outline PostScript fonts to Metatype1, editing and supplementing
> (diacritics, for one thing) and going back to Type1.

If you want to compare TeXtrace/AutoTrace/potrace, mftrace and
MetaType1 or MetaFog for the Creation of Type 1 Fonts from METAFONT
Source, I think the following article could be really insightful
(TUG March-May 2004 Annual Meeting):


Xavier Scheuer <address@hidden>

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