PIDDLE/SPING??

Robin Becker robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk
Thu Nov 15 21:07:56 CET 2001


In article <7d38vt0br1abnvg30j9lettstbq6lh5k89 at 4ax.com>, Richard West
<rwest at opti.cgi.net> writes
>
>I was looking into PIDDLE today and it seems the only web address I
>could find is a little out dated:
>
>http://piddle.sourceforge.net/
>
>Under the status section it reads, "with the 1.0 stable release coming
>soon (4th quarter 2000 is the current best guess)".  And the link to
>the PIDDLE mailing list doesn't appear to work any longer.
>
>Is this a dead project?  Are there any alternative competing projects?
>Does anyone know if this will work bug free under Python 2.1 or 2.2,
>and the latest version of PIL?  Or do I just not have the latest web
>address?
>
>-Rich
...
I think PIDDLE is dead. ReportLab can generate to PIL using a pix map
renderer, but that uses type 1 fonts only (for compatibility with the
PDF renderer).
-- 
Robin Becker



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