On Fri, 04 Mar 2005 00:58:03 -0500, Peter Constable
<petercon@...> wrote:

> Development of digital fonts is a learned skill no matter what formats
> are used. But there's another relevant factor which I mentioned earlier
> but you failed to consider: Metafont fonts can be used with one niche
> product,

Peter, thanks, indeed. I should read with more care, especially
considering the very significant qualifications of no small number of


I was musing recently about initially designing in Metafont and using
high-res. bitmap capture with something like autotracing to transfer glyph
designs to OpenType. Probably a horrid idea!

Best regards,

Nicholas Bodley /*|*\ Waltham, Mass.
The curious hermit -- autodidact and polymath
Dilettante Qalamite