[metapost] Trying to figure out MPLib

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Aug 3 15:15:46 CEST 2012

On 08/03/2012 03:09 PM, mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca wrote:
> 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.

If you are not using fonts nor using labels, there really are no
dependencies to metapost, except for that silly kpathsea thing.

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