metatype1 – Generate Type 1 fonts from METAPOST
The system employs scripts, common utility programs, and a set of METAPOST macros to provide a means of expressing the details outline fonts directly in the METAPOST language.
The system was employed to generate the Latin Modern fonts, and the distribution includes an example development of Knuth's logo fonts.
Public Domain Software
|Contained in||TeX Live as metatype1|
support for font development, testing and characterisation
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