[OS X TeX] pstricks in pdftex and xetex

Alexandru Scorpan ascorpan at math.ufl.edu
Tue Oct 12 14:06:47 CEST 2004

> I know two packages aimed to substitute/extend pstricks for using in 
> non-postscript tex. One is pgf which defines its own commands instead 
> of pstricks for produce directly pdf output. The other is pdftricks 
> which is a kind of wrapper for pstricks, It uses \write18 (or 
> --shell-escape).

I did not know of pgf.
Seems like a very useful package, and I propose that it be included in 
the standard Gerben Wierda gwTeX distribution (together with its 
dependency, xcolor).

-- Alex

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