[metapost] Equation solving in Metapost ??

xiolyxioly xiolyxioly at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 31 01:33:07 CET 2012

Maybe. We'll see.
But the path stroking problems are just geometry problems, and that's my field of expertise, so I feel confident in that area. Writing a parser is something that's better left to Dr. Knuth.

--- On Sat, 10/27/12, mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca <mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca> wrote:

From: mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca <mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca>
Subject: Re: [metapost] Equation solving in Metapost ??
To: "xiolyxioly" <xiolyxioly at yahoo.com>
Cc: metapost at tug.org
Date: Saturday, October 27, 2012, 8:22 AM

On Fri, 26 Oct 2012, xiolyxioly wrote:
> I want to be able to process the Computer Modern fonts in Metapost, and that
> won't be possible without equation solving.

You're going to have trouble with bitmaps and path stroking, not
with equation solving.
Matthew Skala
mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca                 People before principles.
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