New package on CTAN: decorule

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Mon Jun 13 17:59:56 CEST 2011

the daemon leaps forward and cries:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: decorule
> Author's name: Peter Flynn
> Location on CTAN: graphics
> Summary description: Decorative swelled rule using font character
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> This package implements a decorative swelled rule using only a symbol
> from a font installed with all distributions of TeX, so it works
> independently, without the need to install any additional software or
> fonts.
> This is the packaged version of the macro which was originally
> published in the "Typographers' Inn" column in TUGboat 31:1 (2010).

thanks for the upload; i've installed the package and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
> or they may browse the package directory at

The catalogue entry will first appear overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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