[NTG-context] ConTeXt + asymptote

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Jun 30 10:16:37 CEST 2006

Sanjoy Mahajan wrote:
> Won't pstricks eventually have to go when asymptote produces pdf
> directly?
why is pstricks needed anyway, i suppose that asymptote does the graphics

> Hmm, I wonder how metapost does the rotating.  Actually, here's a
> test:
> beginfig(1)
> draw thelabel(btex hello etex, origin) rotated 70;
> endfig;
> end
indeed, rotation is part of the graphic system
> That also was me.  I have almost no experience of LaTeX and have
> always used \epsfbox from plain TeX days.  But that may just be a bad
> habit or a preference for the simplicity of \epsfbox.
in context we have our own inclusion macros; they also manage resources 
and such

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