[reportlab-users] Anybody else hungry for Image shapes?

Dinu Gherman reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Tue, 30 Jul 2002 18:49:08 +0200

andy robinson:

> In the office we just agreed that calling the new Shape class
> in graphics "Image" would be bad, as it could be confused
> very easily with a PIL Image.  But we have not agreed an
> alternative. "ImageShape"? "EmbeddedImage"?  Suggestions
> are most welcome....

Well, that's PIL's fault...

"ImageShape" and "EmbeddedImage" are bad, too, because they are
compund words. "ImageShape" is really bad, because there's no
"PolygonShape", etc. either...

"Picture", "Bitmap" even? "Pixelmap" would add some sense to
renderPM and be quite unique, too...