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GeneralI'm having way too much fun testing this code Pin
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A long time ago in a building far, far away... (not really; the old building is next door to the current one)

Aaaaanywaaay, we make commercial ink-jet printers and the smaller models originally came with built-in hand-tweaked bitmap fonts. The first printer in the product line (early 90's) could only do 120x120 dpi resolution and later 120x240 resolution, so the character bitmaps needed to be adjusted by hand. This was especially true for bar codes which could be rendered unusable due to ink spread.

Our original font "source" files were simple ASCII text, with the bitmaps drawn using period (.) and at signs (@) and were edited using MS-DOS Edit. Yes, it was that long ago (early 90's). These source files were compiled into a binary form that could be downloaded to the printer or written directly to a monstrous 4MB PCMCIA Flash memory. Good times.
Software Zen: delete this;

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