Bill Allombert on Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:34:19 +0100

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Re: [PATCH] New function outString_printf

On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 10:55:34AM +0100, Jeroen Demeyer wrote:
> In order to implement SVG plotting, the outString machinery from
> src/language/es.c is very useful. It allows writing to a string in a way
> which is very analogous as writing to a file. Unfortunately, this is
> currently not exported. This patch makes the minimal changes needed to make
> the functionality available which is needed for SVG plotting.

Maybe be I am confused, but why not use the outString mechanism to
create a PariOUT object that would be given to out_printf ?

This way plotsvg could be changed to write the SVG file to a PariOUT object
which would be either a file or a string.