[tex-live] Offtopic: Metafont, Metapost spelling

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Fri Aug 14 13:46:38 CEST 2015

I personally prefer to use all uppercase variants. Texts written in TeX
usually contains the corresponding logo. Alternatively I would suggest
Metafont and Metapost, I do not see any reason for CamelCase here. But this
is just my personal preference.

Zdeněk Wagner

2015-08-14 13:30 GMT+02:00 Manfred Lotz <manfred at dante.de>:

> Hi there,
> I'd like to know about proper (case wise) spelling of Metafont resp
> Metapost.
> In CTAN catalogue files we have it all:  METAFONT, MetaFont and
> Metafont. Likewise for Metapost. IIRC, in PDF documents it is usually
> a METAFONT resp. METAPOST logo.
> It is not about visibility on ctan.org as the CTAN portal transforms for
> instance Metafont to the proper logo. But  for the joy of consistency I
> like to straighten this out in our files.
> Question: In our text based files which spelling should we choose?
> Thanks all.
> --
> Manfred
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