June 19, 2021

Hershey Fonts

A glyph map of vector-rendered letters from the Latin and Cyrillic alphabets

Over on Hackaday, a good history of Hershey fonts, a still-surviving vector font format designed for use in the 1960s for optical cathode ray printers, printing characters onto microfilm at a time when computer displays were still a novelty (now they are useful for CNC milling, laser etching, etc.).