[metapost] rfc: consistent color values

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Apr 12 21:51:57 CEST 2005

Daniel H. Luecking wrote:
> 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?

no they are not.

>   truecolors:=0;
>   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)?

no it does not (would you want it to?).


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