[racket-dev] New plot library [Was: (to Jay) Re: What I'm working on]

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Tue Aug 2 16:26:33 EDT 2011

At Tue, 2 Aug 2011 16:20:43 -0400, Eli Barzilay wrote:
> This replacement would be great -- it's pretty bad now that it goes
> out to a(n outdated) C library with inferior graphic capabilities,
> draws the graph into a temporary file which is then loaded back in
> Racket.

No, the current plot draws via dc<%> to a bitmap. I threw out the old
back end and installed callbacks that use `racket/draw' as of v5.1.

The pixels changed a lot with that switch, of course, so I don't think
anyone cares about changes at that level.

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