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New on CTAN: pst-spiro­graph

Date: Au­gust 22, 2014 3:30:42 PM CEST
the dae­mon re­ported: > Name of con­tri­bu­tion: pst-spiro­graph > Author's name: Manuel Luque and Her­bert Voß > Pack­age ver­sion: 0.40 > Lo­ca­tion on CTAN: graph­ics/pstricks/con­trib/pst-spiro­graph/ > Sum­mary de­scrip­tion: Draw­ing hy­potro­choids with a spiro­graph > Li­cense type: lppl > > An­nounce­ment text given by the pack­age's con­trib­u­tor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > pst-spiro­graph is a PSTricks re­lated pack­age to sim­u­late the op­er­a­tion > of a spiro­graph. A spiro­graph is a ge­o­met­ric draw­ing toy that pro­duces > math­e­mat­i­cal roulette curves that are tech­ni­cally known as > hy­potro­choids and epitro­choids. It was used to cal­cu­late an area > de­lim­ited by curves. A hy­potro­choid is gen­er­ated by a fixed point on > a cir­cle rolling in­side a fixed cir­cle. > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > > An­nounce­ment re­quired: Yes > > Users may view the pack­age cat­a­logue en­try at > http://www.ctan.org/pkg/pst-spiro­graph > or they may browse the pack­age di­rec­tory at > http://mir­ror.ctan.org/graph­ics/pstricks/con­trib/pst-spiro­graph/ thanks for the up­load; i've in­stalled the new pack­age, and made an en­try in the cat­a­logue repos­i­tory. The pack­age should by now have reached all CTAN mir­rors. Robin Fair­bairns For the CTAN team

pst-spiro­graph – Draw­ing hy­potro­choids as with a spiro­graph

The pack­age sim­u­lates the ac­tion of a spiro­graph, which is a ge­o­met­ric draw­ing toy that pro­duces math­e­mat­i­cal roulette curves (tech­ni­cally known as hy­potro­choids and epitro­choids).

Ver­sion0.41 2014-08-23
Copy­right2014 Manuel Luque and Her­bert Voß
Main­tainerManuel Luque
Her­bert Voß



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