New on CTAN: pst-spirograph

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at
Fri Aug 22 16:30:42 CEST 2014

the daemon reported:

> Name of contribution: pst-spirograph
> Author's name: Manuel Luque and Herbert Voß
> Package version: 0.40
> Location on CTAN: graphics/pstricks/contrib/pst-spirograph/
> Summary description: Drawing hypotrochoids with a spirograph
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> pst-spirograph is a PSTricks related package to simulate the operation
> of a spirograph. A spirograph is a geometric drawing toy that produces
> mathematical roulette curves that are technically known as
> hypotrochoids and epitrochoids.  It was used to calculate an area
> delimited by curves.  A hypotrochoid is generated by a fixed point on
> a circle rolling inside a fixed circle.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Announcement required: Yes
> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
> or they may browse the package directory at

thanks for the upload; i've installed the new package, and made an entry
in the catalogue repository.

The package should by now have reached all CTAN mirrors.

Robin Fairbairns
For the CTAN team

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