[Image-SIG] TrueType and Type 1 fonts with PIL

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Mon, 27 Mar 2000 11:38:38 -0500 (EST)

Bob Klimek writes:
 > Just a general thought. Over the last couple of weeks there have been
 > discussions of font enhancements. I haven't used any of them my self but

  There's also t1python, my Python bindings for Rainer Menzner's
t1lib.  It needs to be updated, which I'm hoping to get to before too
much longer (esp. now that the doc release is out!).

 > I'd hate to see these nice enhancements die with time and be forgotten.
 > The only way that this won't happen is if they are added to PIL. I must
 > say, I use PIL all the time and it is a wonderful piece of software,
 > many thanks to Fredrik Lundh for that. And I want to see PIL become even
 > better and grow.

  Me too.  1.0.1 needs to be released, though.  The weird linking
problem with _tkinter is horrible, and easy enough for /F to fix.  I
consider it too tedious to install in the 1.0 incarnation.  ;(


Fred L. Drake, Jr.	  <fdrake at acm.org>
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