CTAN update: asymptote
A 2D transparency bug was fixed. Vim support was improved. To support PNG transparency, the default driver was changed from pngalpha to png16m and the pdflatex TeX engine is used instead of latex. A pngdriver option was added. To support WebGL, billboard labels are enabled when configured for offscreen rendering. The subdivision crack work around for PRC output was removed. Compilation without the tirpc library is supported again (but not recommended since the V3D format requires XDR support).
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/asymptote The package’s files themselves can be inspected at https://mirrors.ctan.org/graphics/asymptote/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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asymptote – 2D and 3D TeX-Aware Vector Graphics Language
Asymptote is a powerful descriptive vector graphics language for technical drawing, inspired by METAPOST but with an improved C++-like syntax. Asymptote provides for figures the same high-quality level of typesetting that LaTeX does for scientific text.
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