[tex-live] Offtopic: Metafont, Metapost spelling

Manfred Lotz manfred at dante.de
Fri Aug 14 16:32:24 CEST 2015

Hi Taco,

On Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:00:33 +0200
Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> When I was the maintainer of “MetaPost", I tried hard to convince
> people to write it just like in this sentence. Not uppercase, and
> definitely not using any kind of logo font. I guess “Metapost” would
> be OK too, but “MetaPost” clearly had JD Hobby’s preference. 

Thanks for this. Personally, I like more what Zdeněk said. But this is
not about what I like or dislike. 

So from what you say it is clearly MetaPost.

So it will be interesting to see what others say about Metafont. I
mostly see either Metafont or METAFONT (but only with special logo

https://www.tug.org/metapost.html uses Metafont. It seems that this is
the correct way in a plain text file.


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