Related files and distributions:
- The TeX Directory Structure (TDS) standard, available at
(http://tug.org/tds and CTAN:/tds) specifies a
directory tree for all TeX library files. The directory names
given in Suppliers and Typefaces are intended to mesh with
- The modes.mf file (ftp://tug.org/tex/modes.mf)
contains recommended mode names to use as directory names.
- The Fontinst distribution (http://tug.org/applications/fontinst
supports quite general creation of virtual fonts, named according to the
scheme given here.
- The Dvips translator (http://tug.org/dvips) supports resident
and downloadable PostScript fonts. Dvips was the first place where
Fontname became widely known. Dvips also includes Afm2tfm, another
program that can create virtual fonts.
- The Dviljk processor (included in TeX Live) contains TeX support
for the fonts built into the LaserJet 4.
- `Designing New Typefaces with Metafont', by Richard Southall,
Stanford Computer Science Department Technical Report STAN-CS-85-1074,
September 1985, for a comprehensive terminology of font design.