Robin Becker robin at
Thu Nov 15 21:07:56 CET 2001

In article <7d38vt0br1abnvg30j9lettstbq6lh5k89 at>, Richard West
<rwest at> writes
>I was looking into PIDDLE today and it seems the only web address I
>could find is a little out dated:
>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
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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