Re: METAFONT (Was: Re: Yivríndil Script Sample)
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, May 23, 2002, 13:20|
En réponse à "H. S. Teoh" <hsteoh@...>:
> Well, I've used METAFONT only a little, so I can't claim that I "know"
> The one (and possibly only) resource on METAFONT is the definitive book
> the creator of METAFONT itself, Donald Knuth. It is one of the volumes
> his magnum opus, "TeX, a typesetting system" (or something to that
> effect). IIRC, it's titled "The METAFONT book".
I know, I have the source of it (it's part of my distribution of LaTeX, but
it's locked so that I cannot compile it :((( . It probably also lacks
> book any more, either.) The only sure place you can find them is at a
> university's library. Search for 'Knuth' and 'METAFONT' and you should
> find it. If you *do* find a place that actually sells these books,
> do tell me!! I'm dying to purchase a copy of that work.
I was afraid you would have the same problem as me. I have to look. Probably
the university here owns a copy of it, but I'm not sure. It's not as if it had
any use for scientific students...
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