[reportlab-users] [ANN] PyCanvas with a new testsuite and "no" bug now.

Jerome Alet reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Tue, 1 Oct 2002 11:19:27 +0200

On Tue, Oct 01, 2002 at 10:07:46AM +0100, Andy Robinson wrote:
> > the attached tarball contains the latest incarnation of PyCanvas.
> > 
> > PyCanvas is a Canvas class which can also output Python source code
> > which generates the same PDF output.
> There's only one more thing I can suggest:  the docstring in pycanvas.py
> should explain what it would be used for.  Why would someone want to write
> a Python script which generated a Python script to redraw itself?
> (I have a pretty good idea, but it would probably be best in your own 
> words with an example or two!) 

There's only one problem : I don't have any use for it, I don't even 
know yet for what it could be used, I've just found to code it an 
interesting challenge... And only now maybe I'll think about where
this could help.

> We can then put this text into the userguide with minimal effort.

ok I'll try to find something and I'll send it to you privately, but
if any of you has ideas to share, then please do !


Jerome Alet