[tex-live] Bug#435132: texlive-metapost: Please include latest latexmp version

Florent Rougon f.rougon at free.fr
Wed Aug 8 11:31:12 CEST 2007

Dear TeX Live maintainers,

We have here a request in the Debian BTS to update the version of
latexmp as shipped in TL. Could anyone take care of this?

Dylan Thurston <dthurston at barnard.edu> wrote:

> The version of latexmp included with texlive-metapost, version 1.1.0,
> is very outdated.  The current version is 1.2.1, released on 7 Apr
> 2005.
> One improvement (fixing what I would consider a minor bug) is that it
> handles the origin relative to the bounding box better: by default it
> now places the origin where btex..etex would, rather than at the
> center of the bounding box.  The 1.1.0 behaviour (center of the
> bounding box) loses information and makes it very difficult to line up
> different textext strings.



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