[metapost] re: MetaPost 0.891 announcement
laurent at math.toronto.edu
Mon Mar 21 04:08:19 CET 2005
Some first reactions:
> 3. TEX.mp now has TeX format support through a
> pair of macros called TEXPRE() and TEXPOST().
Please give an example.
> 5. The EPS output no longer contains spaces
> within PostScript strings
Why? (I am not even sure I get the meaning.)
Until mp is 100% bugfree its output had better be readable.
Any conflict between compact and readable could be
settled with a user switch as in Acrobat Distiller.
> 6. The EPS output now also has a
> %%BeginProlog DSC comment
And hopefully an %%EndProlog DSC comment.
> 4. The PostScript output could contain
> 8-bit characters in previous versions.
Do you mean the Encapsulated PostScript output, or any
> 6. ...the new code
> always draws straight lines between the knot points
Does a non-cyclic path of length N have 3N+1 "knot" points?
> 8. mpto uses... "mpto" ==> "mptoTeX"
Please be more explicit.
> 9. ... "added1" ==> "added"
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