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This README file for the MetaPost distribution is public domain.

MetaPost is a system for producing graphics developed by John Hobby at
AT&T, based on Donald Knuth's Metafont. 

MetaPost is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the
Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your
option) any later version.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License
along with this program.  If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.

- The MetaPost home page is http://tug.org/metapost.

- The <metapost@tug.org> mailing list is for general help and discussion
  of MetaPost; to subscribe, visit http://tug.org/mailman/listinfo/metapost.

- MetaPost development is currently hosted at supelec.fr; visit
  https://foundry.supelec.fr/projects/metapost for the current development
  team members, sources, and much else.
- Please report bugs and request enhancements either on the
  metapost@tug.org list, or through the trackers at Supelec.fr.  
  (Please do not send reports directly to Dr. Hobby any more.)

This README file merely describes this packaging and source layout of
the MetaPost system.  See INSTALL for some installation help, and
CHANGES for recent and not-so-recent improvements to MetaPost.

The source installation package has been created by extracting the
bits and pieces of TeX Live 2008 that are absolutely needed to compile
Metapost in such a way that it can be plugged into an existing
web2c-based installation afterwards. See http://tug.org/texlive/ for more

The executable that is created by the build process is named mpost. 
As is normal in current TeX systems, this executable functions as both
inimp and virmp by means of a command-line switch.

The source for MetaPost is src/texk/web2c/mpdir/*.w

Have fun!


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Name Size Date Notes
CHANGES 63391 2013-06-16 16:38
COPYING 17982 2013-06-16 16:38
COPYING.LESSER 7639 2013-06-16 16:38
INSTALL 1072 2013-06-16 16:38
INSTALL.W32 428 2013-06-16 16:38
README 1890 2013-06-16 16:38
build.sh 2974 2013-06-16 16:38

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (13.0M).

meta­post – A de­vel­op­ment of for cre­at­ing graph­ics

uses a lan­guage based on that of to pro­duce pre­cise tech­ni­cal il­lus­tra­tions. Its out­put is scal­able PostScript or SVG, rather than the bitmaps cre­ates.

Pack­age De­tailsmeta­post
Home pagehttp://tug.org/meta­post
Li­censeGNU Li­brary Gen­eral Public Li­cense
Main­tainerJohn Hobby (in­ac­tive)
Taco Hoek­wa­ter
Con­tained inTeXlive as meta­post
MikTeX as /mik­tex-meta­post-bin-2.9
Topics graph­ics gen­er­a­tor whose out­put is good for use with TeX
See also asymptote
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