Darren Dale <dd55@...143...> writes:
Also, I thought that the author of the current code base did some
design mistakes at the begining. And, being a developer newbie,
it's a lot easier to start things from scratch, than make fixes to
old stuff you don't understand well.
Just a general comment. Eric Raymond observed in The Cathedral and
the Bazaar that "Good programmers know what to write. Great ones
know what to rewrite (and reuse)."
The point is that, i.e. \cal sets the current fontface to "cal",
and the change is propagated till the end of the current scope (or
untill it hits \rm, for example). Old mathtext applies it only to
the first item after the command.
What does this have to do with real TeX? Maybe you could post an
example. It is possibly just an mpl bug that needs to be addressed.
Run the attached file through LaTeX to see what he means. Does
Matplotlib attempt to replicate some subset of (La)TeX syntax exactly,
or is it just a "TeX-like" syntax?
foo.tex (599 Bytes)
On Sunday 20 August 2006 10:25 am, Edin Salkovi� wrote: