I hope you find something useful in our prolem library.
In answer to your question about incorporating the macros into WW2.1:
as is so often the case, these macros evolved over time, and are not
all equally appropriate for incorporation into the distribution. Some
of them represent my own peculiar tastes and our needs here at Union,
for example, (like the borders around the problems), and the mechanism
I used for handling that is probably not the right way for WW2. Also,
much of the functionality of the various answer checkers has been
rolled into the new parser that IS part of WW2.1, so those macro files
are not really needed except to support the legacy problems in the Unio
nproblem library. I hope to update our library to use the new parser
throughout, but that takes time, and Mike asked me to put our library
in place as is, so I needed to distribute the older macros as well.
There is also the issue of duplication of features, as John Jones has
similar answer checkers to some of ours, and there is no point in
supporting two different and incompatible versions of essentially the
same thing. John and I have talked about merging our separate versions,
but that also takes time. So what I'm saying, I guess, is that we
really need to go over the macros carefully before they become part of
the main distribution.
On the other hand, there are some useful macro files that SHOULD be
included, like the weighted grader, the unordered answer macros, the
LiveGraphics3D library, and some of the image management tools.
But overall, they need to be looked at carefully and modernized before
I'd feel comfortable with making them an official part of WW2. Right
now they are in the "user contributed" category rather than the "fully
As for your other question, yes putting them in pg/macros should be sufficient to make them work for you.
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