CTAN update: Crossword Diagrams

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Mon Feb 1 17:08:53 CET 2010

the daemon, leaps into action for a rare upload from south africa:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: Crossword Diagrams
> Author's name: Dirk Laurie
> Location on CTAN: crosswrd
> Summary description: Typeset blocked, barred or hybrid rectangular crosswords
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> This is a backward-compatible update for the package originally
> written by Brian Hamilton Kelly in 1995 and updated for Latex-2e by
> Frank Mittelbach in 2006.  It implements the barred crossword
> envisaged by Brian himself, and adds rectangular grids as an option.
> Some macros for two-dimensional array processing may be of independent
> interest.  The documentation is thoroughly revised and extended,
> including a brand-new thematic cryptic crossword.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------

thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/crosswrd.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/crosswrd/

The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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