[pstricks] Suggestion on the parameter order of \psCircleTangents versus \psEllipseTangents

Donut E. Knot the.counterterrorist at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 11 15:58:36 CET 2014

Hi folks,

My previous problem on \psCircleTangents has been fixed after updating the installed TeX Live 2013.

Now I am just curious why the order of <outside point> parameter is differently placed in
\psCircleTangents and \psEllipseTangents.

Current implementation defined the syntax as follows:
	* \psCircleTangents(<outside point>)(<circle center>){<circle radius>}

	* \psEllipseTangents(<ellipse center>)(<ellipse semi axes>)(<outside point>)

IMHO, it burdens the users as they have to remember this  exception 
and many other exceptions in PSTricks packages.

I thinks \psEllipseTangents should be implemented as
\psEllipseTangents(<outside point>)(<ellipse center>)(<ellipse semi axes>)
to have the same parameter order as  
\psCircleTangents(<outside point>)(<circle center>){<circle radius>}

Thank you in advance.

Best regards,

Stiff Jokes

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