CTAN update: asymptote

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Mon Oct 21 08:52:08 CEST 2019

John Bowman submitted an update to the



Version number: 2.59
License type: lgpl3

Summary description: 2D and 3D TeX-Aware Vector Graphics Language

Announcement text:

OpenGL memory allocation and transparency bugs introduced in version 2.54 
were fixed. Rendering efficiency was improved. In view of limited GPU 
resources, only the required material uniforms are passed to each shader. 
The WebGL vertex and fragment shaders have been moved to the asygl 
library. Multiple embedded images now share a single WebGL context and 
shaders, to work around browser limitations. A bug in 3D arrows was fixed. 
Unavailable material attributes are now ignored. Miscellaneous Python 
support files were ported to Python3. The obsolete maxvertices setting was 


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   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Erik Braun


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