[metapost] description of glyph operator for MetaPost v1.200

Stephan Hennig mailing_list at arcor.de
Thu May 7 22:32:29 CEST 2009

Dan Luecking schrieb:

> Also, counterclockwise is not hyphenated in my dictionary.

I cannot judge that, since English is not my first language (BTW, when I
went to school, they taught British English in Germany).  If you insist
in the spelling without a hyphen, I would remove that from mpman.  But I
have actually adopted John Hobby's existing spelling convention with the
hyphen, who is an American, isn't he?

>    "As a side effect, in the returned picture the interiors of the
>     erasing contours are an opaque white, while they were transparent
>     in the original glyph."


> This has, of course, always been the case when a picture includes
> "unfill p;". Surely that is documented somewhere

Yes, it is.

> and this should include a reference to that.


Best regards,
Stephan Hennig

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