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11 Aug 2022 01:52:01 EDT (-0400)
  Re: POV-Ray v3.8.0-x.freetype.4  
From: clipka
Date: 18 Jun 2021 17:47:51
Message: <60cd1487$1@news.povray.org>
Am 18.06.2021 um 22:43 schrieb Mike Horvath:
> I'm curious, but will POV be able to render LaTeX? Or will it still be 
> better to convert LaTeX to SVG, and then use Inkscape to generate the 
> POV code from the SVG?


I don't really see the connection between support for other font 
formats, and support for a complete (and complex) text document format.

Also, why specifically LaTeX? Why not EPS? RTF? PDF? ODF? DOCX? HTML?

I'll go out on a limb here and predict that POV-Ray will never be able 
to render any of these document formats. Not unless you write a suite of 
macros to do the job.

"Dammit Jim, I'm a 3D renderer, not a typesetting engine!"
   -- POV-Ray

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