Computer Modern Fonts, Unicode, short term fix (was: Re: Adding Accufonts to the update stream)

Tim Rowledge tim at
Tue Feb 25 18:07:41 UTC 2003

>From another mailing list I read - 
> Date: 24 Feb 2003 19:25:47 -0800
> From: "Leo L. Schwab" <ewhac at>
> Subject: Have a Font
> 	I should have gone to bed last night.  Instead, I created this:
> 	This is a BDF font file for XWindows that is a near-perfect
> duplicate of the font glyphs used in Mr. Felsenstein's SOL-20 terminal
> computer.  (The only character that isn't a perfect dup is close-brace
> ('}'), which I chose to make symmetrical with open-brace.  In the original,
> they are asymmetrical.)
> 	I always thought the SOL-20 glyphs were some of the most readable
> ever developed, so much so that I've re-drawn it for every platform I've
> ever spent any serious time with.
> 	I almost certainly got the font properties wrong -- I haven't yet
> found any decent references on how to set them up -- so try not to be too
> harsh.  I'll be adding ISO Latin-1 characters later, and probably some
> VT-100 glyphs as well.

It's another possible source of a font that at least _one_ person
obviously likes...


Tim Rowledge, tim at,
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