CTAN has a new package: blockdraw_mp

CTAN Announcements ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Wed Mar 8 22:03:33 CET 2006

A new package has just been installed at tug.ctan.org and should soon
appear at the mirror that you like the best.

Thanks again,
Jim Hefferon


The following information was provided by the package's contributor.

Name of contribution: blockdraw_mp
Author's name: Henrik Tidefelt
Location on CTAN: /graphics/metapost/contrib/macros/blockdraw_mp
Summary description: MetaPost macros for the creation of block diagrams and 
  bond graphs
License type: lppl

Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
This package targets the simple problem of producing block diagrams
and bond graphs.  In more detail, the provided functionality can be
divided into
o  Standard elements such as labeled blocks and bond graph arrows.
o  Standardized way for selecting input and output points on blocks.
o  Means for the construction of "carpented" paths connecting points.
o  Standardized label positioning along block connections.
o  Higher-level macros that specialize and/or combine some of the above.

An important example from the group of higher-level macros is the 
macro that takes two blocks as arguments and generates a path connecting

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