[metapost] Trying to figure out MPLib

mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca
Fri Aug 3 15:09:41 CEST 2012

On Fri, 3 Aug 2012, Shriramana Sharma wrote:
> As I said above, basically I need the smooth curves Hobby algorithm.
> MPost is one of the better known implementations out there. But if it

The algorithm is described reasonably well in a few pages of the MetaFont
book, and (I would hope) also in Hobby's original papers.  Why not
implement it yourself?  I suspect that might be less work than trimming
all the TeX dependencies off of MetaPost.
Matthew Skala
mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca                 People before principles.

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