Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format is an actively used application created in 1988.

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Example code from Linguist:

STARTFONT 2.1
COMMENT Copyright (c) 2011,  Aaron Christianson  ninjaaron@gmail.com
COMMENT licenced under the OFL 1.1
COMMENT 1
FONT -aaron-bitbuntu-medium-r-normal--10-100-72-72-C-90-iSO8859-1
SIZE 10 72 72
FONTBOUNDINGBOX 7 11 0 -2
STARTPROPERTIES 25
FONTNAME_REGISTRY ""
FOUNDRY "aaron"
FAMILY_NAME "bitbuntu"
WEIGHT_NAME "medium"
SLANT "r"
SETWIDTH_NAME "normal"
ADD_STYLE_NAME ""
PIXEL_SIZE 10
POINT_SIZE 100
RESOLUTION_X 72
RESOLUTION_Y 72
SPACING "C"
AVERAGE_WIDTH 90
CHARSET_REGISTRY "iSO8859"
CHARSET_ENCODING "1"
COPYRIGHT "CC, Aaron Christianson"
FACE_NAME "bitbuntu"
WEIGHT 10
X_HEIGHT 6
QUAD_WIDTH 6
_ORIGINAL_FONT_NAME "bitbuntu"
_GBDFED_INFO "Edited with gbdfed 1.6."
DEFAULT_CHAR 63
FONT_DESCENT 2
FONT_ASCENT 8
ENDPROPERTIES
CHARS 190
STARTCHAR char32
ENCODING 32
SWIDTH 600 0
DWIDTH 6 0
BBX 0 0 0 0
BITMAP
ENDCHAR
STARTCHAR char33
ENCODING 33
SWIDTH 600 0
DWIDTH 6 0
BBX 1 6 3 0
BITMAP
80
80
80
80
00
80
ENDCHAR
STARTCHAR char34
ENCODING 34
SWIDTH 600 0
DWIDTH 6 0
BBX 3 2 2 5
BITMAP
A0
A0
ENDCHAR
STARTCHAR char35
ENCODING 35
SWIDTH 600 0
DWIDTH 6 0
BBX 5 5 1 1
BITMAP
50
F8
50
F8
50
ENDCHAR
STARTCHAR char36
ENCODING 36
SWIDTH 600 0
DWIDTH 6 0
BBX 5 7 1 -1
BITMAP
20
78
80
70
08
F0
20
ENDCHAR
STARTCHAR char37
ENCODING 37
SWIDTH 600 0
DWIDTH 6 0
BBX 5 6 1 0
BITMAP
C0
D8
30
60
D8
18
ENDCHAR
STARTCHAR char38
ENCODING 38
SWIDTH 600 0
DWIDTH 6 0
BBX 5 7 1 0
BITMAP
30
40
40
68
90
90
68
ENDCHAR
STARTCHAR char39
ENCODING 39
SWIDTH 600 0
DWIDTH 6 0
BBX 1 2 2 5
BITMAP
80
80
ENDCHAR
STARTCHAR char40
ENCODING 40
SWIDTH 600 0
DWIDTH 6 0
BBX 2 8 2 -1
BITMAP
40
80
80
80
80
80
80
40
ENDCHAR
STARTCHAR char41
ENCODING 41
SWIDTH 600 0
DWIDTH 6 0
BBX 2 8 2 -1
BITMAP
80
40
40
40
40
40
40
80
ENDCHAR
STARTCHAR char42
ENCODING 42
SWIDTH 600 0
DWIDTH 6 0
BBX 5 5 1 1
BITMAP
20
A8
70
A8
20
ENDCHAR
STARTCHAR char43
ENCODING 43
SWIDTH 600 0
DWIDTH 6 0
BBX 5 5 1 0
BITMAP
20
20
F8
20
20
ENDCHAR
STARTCHAR char44
ENCODING 44
SWIDTH 600 0
DWIDTH 6 0
BBX 2 3 2 -1
BITMAP
40
C0
80
ENDCHAR
STARTCHAR ch

Example code from Wikipedia:

STARTFONT 2.1
FONT -gnu-unifont-medium-r-normal--16-160-75-75-c-80-iso10646-1
SIZE 16 75 75
FONTBOUNDINGBOX 16 16 0 -2
STARTPROPERTIES 2
FONT_ASCENT 14
FONT_DESCENT 2
ENDPROPERTIES
CHARS 1
STARTCHAR U+0041
ENCODING 65
SWIDTH 500 0
DWIDTH 8 0
BBX 8 16 0 -2
BITMAP
00
00
00
00
18
24
24
42
42
7E
42
42
42
42
00
00
ENDCHAR
ENDFONT
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