[metapost] Trying to figure out MPLib

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Aug 3 16:17:44 CEST 2012

On 08/03/2012 03:58 PM, Shriramana Sharma wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 6:44 PM, Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote:
>> For embedded zeroes, of course. I honestly thought that would be
>> obvious.
> Sorry it wasn't. And sorry if I am still not able to comprehend: Why
> would embedded zeroes -- and by that I assume you mean not the digit 0
> but the nullcharacter \0 -- be part of command input to mp_execute? I
> thought the user is supposed to input the exact same commands as they
> would input in an .mp file. I still don't comprehend how a nullchar \0
> would be part of MP syntax.

Well, that may not be 'normal' or 'useful', but it is definitely legal

Best wishes,

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