[metapost] MetaPost 1.000 announcement

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri May 4 13:49:41 CEST 2007

Brian Elmegaard wrote:
> Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> writes:
>> Please, look up this section in the manual. But briefly "2" gives you
>> a proper eps but without fonts, whereas "3" also has the fonts embedded.
>> The meaning of "2" was defined as: positive, but not "1" (i.e. not
>> troff mode). And that applied to all positive numbers, not just  "2".
> Then the old meaning of "2" is kept as is afaics. And "3" has been
> added to include fonts. Isn't that a more correct description than
> what was in the announcement post? 

The new thing is that "2" now adds font re-encoding information to
the output file, when that is needed. The announcement could have
been a bit more verbose. I will try to do better next time.

Best wishes,

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