Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 6:51 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
>> On Fri, 14 Mar 2008, Hans Hagen wrote:
>>  > so, if you have specific wishes ... now is the time to let them know
>>  Some questions (and hidden wishes)
>>  Does this mean that text between metapost graphic and context can be
>>  really transparent? Currently \sometxt does not work with all macros,
>>  (like an old feature request by Mojca to have two optional arguments for
>>  setting the font in the gnuplot module). Will mplib mean that the metapost
>>  code can place any tex box at the desired location?
> Now that you mention it: I still need to adapt the gnuplot module to
> mkiv, but I'm a bit afraid of asking for help. (The most important
> thing would be to get rid of that stupid catcode trickery inside
> \startGNUPLOTscript ... \stopGNUPLOTscript that always tends to fail
> when one needs it, and to have one-to-one conversion, so that %,#, $,
> .... will have no special meaning.) Then, it would probably be a nice
> benchmark to discover bugs in the library :)
> For example, demos from this page (I'm not saying that they're too
> useful since 100x100 is too low resolution anyway):
> currently all fail because of the "out-of-memory" problem (10.000
> times "fill unitsquare scaled ... shifted ... withcolor ..."), but
> this might be a ConTeXt problem as well (the text inside
> \startMPgraphic ... \stopMPgraphic probably needs to be stored
> somewhere in TeX, even if there's no need for that).

let's discuss this a few months from now when i have more code in place

btw, how difficult would it be to add a lua api to gnuplot, in which 
case we could communicate via lua tables


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