[tex-live] Offtopic: Metafont, Metapost spelling

Manfred Lotz manfred at dante.de
Fri Aug 14 19:25:01 CEST 2015

On Fri, 14 Aug 2015 17:46:54 +0100
Philip Taylor <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk> wrote:

> Where the C-i-P record for /The TeXbook/ has "TeX", the corresponding
> record for /The METAFONTbook/ has "METAFONT".  For MetaPost, see the
> discussion by Ulrik Vieth :
> > According to an e-mail message from John Hobby, he personally
> > prefers the spelling \MetaPost" (in plain roman) instead of the
> > logo font, but since it was Don Knuth himself who introduced the
> > alternate spelling, it is acceptable to use the logo font for
> > METAPOST as well, if you prefer that.
> in "mflogo.pdf".

Thanks Phil. Interesting document. 

On page 2 Ulrik has

<+package> [1999/03/10 v2.0 LaTeX package for Metafont and MetaPost

which are the variants I want to use.


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