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CTAN update: 1.200

Date: May 11, 2009 7:15:54 AM CEST
This package had been updated at tug.ctan.org and should soon be at your local mirror. Thank you, Jim Hefferon Saint Michael's College ........................................................................ The following information was provided by our fellow contributor: Name of contribution: MetaPost 1.200 Author's name: Taco Hoekwater Location on CTAN: /graphics/metapost/base Summary description: New stable metapost release License type: lgpl Announcement text:
This new release of MetaPost will be included in the next TeXLive. MetaPost 1.200 has: * support for SVG graphics generation * the possibility to access PostScript Type1 font curves from within the MetaPost language * a series of bugfixes * an improved manual and tutorial The MetaPost home page is http://tug.org/metapost . The MetaPost development project is currently hosted at Supelec, https://foundry.supelec.fr/projects/metapost; please report bugs and request enhancements through there if possible. Alternatively, you can reach us through the <metapost at tug.org> mailing list as well.
This package is located at http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/graphics/metapost/base . More information is at http://tug.ctan.org/pkg/metapost (if the package is new it may take a day for that information to appear). We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

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.

MaintainerThe Team
John Hobby (inactive)



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