Problem loading true-type font with PIL - "solved"
robert.kern at gmail.com
Sun Sep 3 12:01:46 CEST 2006
Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Christian Stapfer wrote:
>> Problem "solved" by rudely installing PIL 1.1.5 for Windows and
>> Python 2.4 from http://www.pythonware.com/products/pil/
>> right on top of my existing "Python Enthought Edition--Python
>> 2.4.3 for Windows". This might have destroyed the consistency
>> of the overall installation, of course. I'm well punished
>> for installing Enthought Python 2.4.3: Next time I will again
>> install all packages that I need myself, as I did for Python
>> 2.3, instead of using a prepackaged distribution like Enthought
> Since the truetype extension is quite popular, and from what I'm told
> worked just fine in earlier Enthought releases, this is probably just an
> accidental omission. I'm sure the Enthought people will fix this if you
> report it to them.
The person who builds the Enthought Edition releases is out on vacation this
week, so a new release will probably wait until he comes back. In the meantime,
installing Fredrik's binaries on top of ours should work just fine.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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