[metapost] rfc: consistent color values

Daniel H. Luecking luecking at uark.edu
Tue Apr 12 17:58:11 CEST 2005

On Tue, 12 Apr 2005, Taco Hoekwater wrote:

> The color clipping is done/not done by each 'addto' command.

How are picture assignments treated in Metapost? Are they equivalent to
an addto? That is, if this proposal is implemented would
  Y := X;
make Y identical to X, or have colors clipped? For that matter, does
  addto Y also X;
recursively examine X (and clip _all_ its colors under this proposal)?


Dan Luecking
Dept. of Mathematical Sciences
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72101

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