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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).

This package has been withdrawn as of 17 March 2020 due to problems with the copyright.

Copyright2014–2020 Manuel Luque and Herbert Voß
MaintainerManuel Luque
Herbert Voß



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