[Image-SIG] Re: anyone knows a imlib2 extension for python?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Fri, 23 May 2003 13:06:11 +0200

"alex" <nowhere@phobgate.de> wrote:

> i'm looking for an python extension to create buttons for a web page on the
> fly, including ttf support and blur() function, but haven't found one. also
> i need conversion from jpeg/gif/png/tiff/bmp to jpeg/gif for uploaded
> images. this way i can upload any images, regardless of it's format.
> the imlib2 library provides all functions i need (i've used it with php4
> and c), but haven't found a python extension.
> i checked the following libraries:
> - pil
> - paint library
> - gd module
> but they don't fit my requirements.

given that PIL can do everything you mention (and more), perhaps you
could explain why it doesn't fit your requirements?