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History and Technology of Computer Fonts
April-June 1998 (vol. 20 no. 2)
pp. 30-34

Computer fonts have become widely popularized through the use of the Macintosh and Microsoft Windows software systems. This technology has been evolving for more than 30 years and has a number of underlying technologies that support the current high level of utility and quality.

1. Adobe Systems Incorporated, Adobe Type 1 Font Format.Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1990.
2. B. Livingston, Windows Secrets. IDG Books Worldwide, 1992.

Citation:
Tom Wright, "History and Technology of Computer Fonts," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 30-34, April-June 1998, doi:10.1109/85.667294
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