[tex-k] Re: newer

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Thu Apr 7 00:25:42 CEST 2005

>>>>> "Karl" == Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> writes:

  > Taco has long-term plans to rewrite makempx itself in C, so then
  > newer will not be needed.  Which is good, because the name newer
  > clashes with some Windows program, according to reports from time
  > to time.

The intention of the patch is not to enhance metapost.  This already

If you have to convert some graphics, it's better to write a makefile
rather than to call tex directly.  But "make" has some idiosyncrasies
which are really frustrating.

I assume that someone who uses the UNIX commandline interface is able
to write shell scripts.  Those people benefit from an enhenced

Therefore I'm not interested in removing it even if it is not needed by
metapost anymore.   


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