[reportlab-users] Font finding issue in CGI vs. command-line scripts

Andy Robinson reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Thu, 28 Aug 2003 17:35:11 +0100

> The only fix for that would be to make the user always add a font or to
> make the font loading lazy in some way. The latter is probably better,
> but is arguably quite dangerous ie the system state could change between
> the setFont and the need to actually load the font.
> -- 
> Robin Becker

I am tending to the viewpoint that we should abolish all text handling
and force users to code the bezier curves themselves for any
characters they want :-)

- Andy