New CTAN package: mpcolornames

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Wed Jul 27 01:09:45 CEST 2011

On Fri, 15 Jul 2011 Stephan Hennig submitted the



Summary description: color names for MetaPost
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
The MetaPost format provides only five built-in color names
(variables), all defined in the RGB model: red, green and blue for the
primary colors and black and white.  The mpcolornames package makes more
than 500 color names from different color sets in different color models
available to MetaPost.  Color sets include X11, SVG, DVIPS and xcolor


This package is located at
.  More information is at
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to 
appear).  We are supported by the TeX Users Group .  
Please join a users group; see .

Thanks for the upload.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

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