[portland] Python shell designs

kirby urner kirby.urner at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 09:13:57 CEST 2008

On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 12:03 AM, kirby urner <kirby.urner at gmail.com> wrote:

<< SNIP >>

> where there's an actual full color picture of an apple maybe, or just
> an icon -- depends on the "font".  But you can also do transforms on
> these graphics, like in PIL, so more like a font that gives you ways
> to mess with the parametrics...  Anyway, just thinking out loud,
> wondering if there're some Python projects already out there along
> these lines some PPMUGer might be at liberty to tell me about...
> Kirby

Apologies for the extraneous M, like a pug with a mug:
(scroll down for Rover -- click to enlarge).  OK, that's not a pug,
it's a bull dog.  Still quite a mug though.

And while on the topic of fonts, just wanted to say I've been
exploring those more, attendent to testing Python 3.x's ability to
deliver non Latin-1 unicode strings as top-level names e.g. class
and/or function names as Chinese characters:

Later I came across Akbar font, modeled on Matt Groening's
handwriting, and find it strangely pleasing as a coding font, as it's
informal yet readable, trying to get into the theory a little on


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