[metapost] re: MetaPost 0.891 announcement
laurent at math.toronto.edu
Wed Mar 23 03:16:24 CET 2005
LS>> Which processors were troubled by spaces in
>> those PostScript strings; and why?
HH> tex, since it collapses spaces into one space unless
> catcodes are manipulated which then spoils other
> parsing; also, since tex does not have spaces, one can
> now easilly map the number to whatever wanted
OK, I suspected tex. Thanks. Superficial reading of
Postscript string syntax suggests that "\ "
in place of "\040" is a more succinct alternative
open to mp... (?)
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